3.3 The projective plane

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Atoms, elements and molecules are the building blocks of everything that makes up our world, including ourselves. In this unit you will learn the basic chemistry of how these components work together, starting with a chemical compound we are all very familiar with – water.
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1.2 Defining science promotion

A basic definition of science promotion would be useful here: in the context of this course it means putting forward the benefits of science by motivating and engaging non-scientists. You may be aware of the sociological argument that science is open to social influences and constraints, and it is worth bearing this in mind when thinking about whether the benefits of science are necessarily the same for everyone. Likewise, you will need to remember that the public is not a homogeneous mass wi
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4 Structure of the assessment courses

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This method of building a portfolio is based not on providing right or wrong
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3 Graph sketching

In Section 2 we describe how the graphs of polynomial and rational functions may be sketched by analysing their behaviour – for example, by using techniques of calculus. We assume that you are familiar with basic calculus and that its use is valid. In particular, we assume that the graphs of the functions under consideration consist of smooth curves.

Click the link below to open Section 2 (16 pages, 200KB).

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