PHAR122: Mathematics for Pharmacy II (Prerequisite PHAR 121)

This course is designed to enable students appreciate the importance of mathematics and its application in
the pharmacy. Discussions will cover zero, second and third-order reactions focusing on rate equations,
their solutions and half-life. Discussions will include triangular charts such as graphical representation of
three component systems; partial differentiation touching on functions of several variables, first and
second partial derivatives, geometric interpretation. Partial differential equations, the unsteady state
diffusion equations. Fick’s Law of Diffusion. Other topics will include integration with a focus on
definite integrals, area under the curve, infinite limits, approximate integration methods (trapezoidal rule).
Differential equations focusing on solution of ordinary differential equations by separation of variables

and integrating factor methods will also be treated.