A mathematics unit for students enrolled in Engineering and Science based courses. Students will manipulate and solve various algebraic expressions. Using these algebraic skills, students will sketch various polynomials and other functions. An Introduction to vectors and their practical applications will be applied. An introduction to calculus using rules for differentiation and the concepts of integration will made. This will include the relationship between integration and differentiation. Also, students will apply various mathematical concepts and skills using various calculators through a set of assignments and tests.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Solve and graph a variety of mathematical functions;  
  2. Perform simple vector calculations;  
  3. Perform basic differentiation and integration; and  
  4. Apply algebra and calculus to engineering and science related problems.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Test Post-Class Quizzes (5) 15%
Test In-Class Tests (3) 50%
Assignment Problem Solving Assignments (4) 35%

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