JMB170Y1: Biology, Models, and Mathematics

Hours

48L/24T

Applications of mathematics to biological problems in physiology, genetics, evolution, growth, population dynamics, cell biology, ecology, and behaviour. Mathematical topics include: power functions and regression; exponential and logistic functions; binomial theorem and probability; calculus, including derivatives, max/min, integration, areas, integration by parts, substitution; differential equations, including linear constant coefficient systems; dynamic programming; Markov processes; and chaos. This course is intended for students in Life Sciences.

Corequisite
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)