# Online course MathTrackX: Special Functions

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## MathTrackX: Special Functions

Ready to expand your mathematical horizons and delve into the fascinating world of special functions? Do you want to learn about the most fascinating and useful functions in mathematics? Then you should enroll in MathTrackX: Special Functions.

### What will I learn?

The online special functions course (in its free or paid mode), MathTrackX: Special Functions, introduces you to the theory and applications of some of the most important functions in mathematics, such as the exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, hyperbolic, gamma, beta, and error functions. You will learn how to define, manipulate, and graph these functions, as well as how to use them to model various phenomena in physics, engineering, statistics, and other fields.

This course is designed for anyone who has a basic knowledge of calculus and wants to deepen their understanding of mathematics and its applications. MathTrackX: Special Functions is a course that will enrich your mathematical knowledge and skills, and open new doors for your academic and professional development. A solid foundation in algebra and trigonometry is recommended to fully engage with the course material. The course has a rigorous and didactic approach, which combines clear and simple explanations with examples and activities that will help you consolidate your learning. The course also offers you additional resources, such as readings, videos and links of interest, that you can consult to expand your knowledge and deepen the topics that interest you the most.

This course is available on the edX platform, one of the world’s most prestigious online education platforms, founded by MIT and Harvard University. It can be taken completely free of charge or for a small fee.

### Contents of the online special functions course, MathTrackX: Special Functions

These are the contents of the course:

1. Introduction to Special Functions: Gain an overview of special functions and their significance in various branches of mathematics and science, laying the groundwork for in-depth exploration.
2. Trigonometric Functions: Explore the properties and applications of trigonometric functions such as sine, cosine, and tangent, understanding their role in modeling periodic phenomena and solving mathematical problems.
3. Hyperbolic Functions: Dive into the world of hyperbolic functions, including hyperbolic sine, cosine, and tangent, and learn how they relate to trigonometric functions and exponential functions.
4. Exponential Functions: Exponential functions can grow (or decay) rapidly and are used to model phenomena that have growth rates proportional to their current size, such as population growth or compound interest.
5. Logarithmic Functions: A logarithmic function is the inverse of an exponential function. Logarithmic functions are useful for solving equations involving exponents and are applied in areas such as acoustics, economics, and data science.
6. Applications and Problem-solving: Apply special functions to solve a variety of mathematical problems and real-world applications, gaining insight into their utility and versatility in diverse fields.

### Paid or free special functions course

The course has two modalities: free and paid. The free special functions course allows you to access all the content of the course, including the videos, the readings, the exercises and the discussion forums.

The paid modality also offers you the possibility of obtaining a verified certificate from edX, which accredits your participation and approval of the course. This certificate can be of great value for your curriculum vitae, as it demonstrates your interest and competence in the use of mathematics . In addition, by paying for the course, you will be contributing to the University of Adelaide and edX being able to continue offering quality and accessible courses for everyone. If you want to know more about the cost and benefits of this modality, I invite you to visit the course page on edX, where you will find all the information you need.

In conclusion, the online special functions course (in its free or paid mode), MathTrackX: Special Functions, offers you an excellent opportunity to review the fundamentals and applications of some of the important mathematical special functions. If you are interested in this topic, do not hesitate to register and start enjoying this course. I am sure you will not regret it.

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