Courses & Units

Mathematics 1A KMA152

Hobart

Note:

KMA152 & KMA154 are requisite first year units for majors in Mathematics, Physics & Engineering and are pre-requisites for many second year units.

Introduction

Provides fundamental tools of one variable calculus that are essential in the application of mathematics in science, engineering and economics. Review of basic functions. Algebraic and order properties of the real number system. Limits and continuity of functions of a real variable. Calculus of one variable. Differentiation, differentiation techniques, implicit differentiation; applications including optimization problems and related rates; integration, fundamental theorem of calculus, areas between curves, volumes. Complex numbers. Introduction to linear algebra and vectors in 2 & 3 dimensional spaces.

Summary

Unit name Mathematics 1A
Unit code KMA152
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Physical Sciences
Discipline Mathematics and Physics
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Dr K Dharmadasa

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

MTM415117 Mathematics Methods or higher) or (KMA003)

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

  • JEE103

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

4x1-hr lectures and 1-hr tutorial. (Mandatory attendance in the unit KMA105 Mathematics Fundamentals may be required as determined by performance in an initial assessment).  See handbook entry for KMA105 for details

Assessment

3-hr exam (60%), assignments and class tests (40%)

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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