# SURVEY QUESTIONAIRE ```SURVEY QUESTIONAIRE
Analysis on Learning Difficulties in Calculus I
(Differential Calculus) encountered by the students of the Biliran Province State University - College of
Engineering
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High Average (5)
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Course:
Below Average (4)
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Average (3)
Poor (2)
Very Poor (1)
Basic Knowledge in Algebraic Manipulation
A. Know how to solve basic mathematical problem such as:
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Real Numbers
Algebra Essentials
Exponents
Solving and factoring Polynomials
B. Have a basic knowledge in solving algebraic equations such as
Rectangular Coordinate System and Graphs
Linear Equation in one variable
Models and Applications
Complex Numbers
Linear Inequalities
Absolute value inequalities
C. Basic knowledge in algebraic methods of solving functions
Linear Functions
Polynomial Functions
Rational and Irrational Functions
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
System of Equation and Inequalities
D. Knowledge in Analytic Geometry which includes:
Plane Figures
Ellipse
Parabola and Hyperbola
Rotation of Axes
Conic Section in Polar Coordinates
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Basic Knowledge in Trigonometric Identities
A. Knowledge in manipulating trigonometric problems such as:
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Trigonometric Ratios
Modelling Right Triangle
Sine and Cosine of Trigonometric Angle
Ratios of Special triangles
Pythagorean Theorem
B. Ability to understand the law of General Triangles
Law of Sine
Law of Cosine
C. Able to defines and understand :
Unit Circle of Sine, Cosine and Tangent
Graphs of Sine, Cosine and Tangent
Basics of trigonometric identities
Graphs of Trigonometric functions using Cartesian Coordinate System
Methods of solving Trigonometric equations
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Introduction to Calculus; Learning Functions, Limits and Continuity
C. Able to defines and understand :
Be able to understand the meaning and basic of Functions
Be able to understand the meaning and basic of Limits
Be able to understand the meaning and basic of Continuity
Evaluation of Functions and its Graphical presentation
Knowledge in the theorems of Limits
Knowledge in Right and Left hand Limit
Knowledge in Finite and Infinite Continuities
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Student knowledge on Learning of Derivatives
A. Knowledge in Solving:
Simple Derivative
Problems related to Slope of a curve
Rate of Change
B. Ability to solve
Algebraic Function using Lower Derivative
Algebraic Function using Higher Derivative
Algebraic Function using Chain Rule
Algebraic Function in Implicit Form
C. Solving and Graphing
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Polynomial Curve in Increasing Form
Polynomial Curve in Decreasing Form
Maxima
Minima
Concavity
Point of Inflection
Sketch of the Graph
D. Application of Knowledge Learning using
Maxima and Minima
Auxiliary Variable
Time rate
Discontinuous Derivatives
Other Related Questions:
1. How do you find the course Differential Calculus?
2. Do you have any factors experienced which makes u find difficult in learning Differential calculus?
3. If yes, what are they?
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