University of Colorado Boulder
Algebra and Differential Calculus for Data Science
University of Colorado Boulder

Algebra and Differential Calculus for Data Science

Jane Wall

Instructor: Jane Wall

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What you'll learn

  • Practice working with logarithm properties and how logarithm functions behave graphically.

  • Identify the difference between a continuous and non-continuous function.

  • Solidify an understanding of what a derivative is calculating.

  • Understand how to use derivatives to create graphs of functions.

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25 quizzes

Taught in English

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.5

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Intermediate level

Recommended experience

8 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Prepare for a degree

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There are 6 modules in this course

Review of algebra concepts including functions and logarithms

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9 videos9 quizzes

Simple induction proofs and limits at infinity for functions

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4 videos4 quizzes

What is a derivative? Calculate simple derivatives from the definition of a derivative.

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4 videos4 quizzes

Use the product and chain rules to calculate the derivatives of more complicated functions.

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4 videos3 quizzes

Use where derivatives are positive and negative to help graph a function.

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4 videos4 quizzes

Use derivatives to find the maximum and minimum values of functions.

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4 videos1 quiz

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4.7 (86 ratings)
Jane Wall
University of Colorado Boulder
6 Courses25,139 learners

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