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Module Title LF Mathematics I
SchoolSchool of Engineering
Department Elec, Elec & Sys Engineering
Module Code 06 34679
Module Lead Edward Tarte
Level Foundation Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Pre-requisites
Co-requisites
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-20 hours
Seminar-10 hours
Guided independent study-70 hours
Total: 100 hours
Exclusions
Description This introductory module develops confidence and knowledge of basic mathematical skills and problem solving techniques. Topics covered include basic algebra, elementary geometry, vectors, trigonometry functions, graphs, indices and logarithms and an introduction to calculus ideas. Practical applications related to science and engineering will be used as appropriate.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Use numbers and algebraic expressions to solve problems and equations, including sums of APs and GPs
  • Solve simple problems in geometry
  • Work with (i) circular measure & trigonometric functions; (ii) exponential functions & logarithms
  • Sketch simple graphs and differentiate & integrate simple functions to find gradients and areas
Assessment 34679-01 : Exam : Exam (School Arranged) - Open Book (50%)
34679-02 : assignments : Coursework (30%)
34679-03 : Online Quiz : Class Test (20%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions 20% on line quizzes, 30% from 2 written class tests, 50% on line exam (2 hours)
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