- error analysis & propagation;
- use of technology (CAS Calculators & Desktop Tools)
- solving non-linear equations;
- solving systems of linear equations;
- interpolation and extrapolation;
- numerical calculus, including integration (quadrature) and differentiation;
Although the modules are discrete, they are scaffolded to the extent that later modules assume material and techniques from previous modules.
RCM2713 - Modelling for Decision Making or
RCM2611 - Linear Statistical Models or
RCM2911 - Linear Optimisation Modelling
|1.||Analyse the errors inherent in numerical processes.|
|2.||Implement numerical techniques using a CAS Calculator as well as with desktop computer tools;|
|3.||Critically evaluate a numerical process in terms of its speed of convergence, robustness, and ease of implementation;|
|4.||Apply appropriate processes to a wide variety of mathematical problems; and|
|5.||Critically review the use of technology in the secondary mathematics classroom.|
|Test||Online Quiz (MCx10)||10%|
|Other||Discussion Board Posts (5)||10%|
|Assignment||Written Computations (2)||60%|
|Presentation||Case Study of a real world problem||20%|
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