KMA152 & KMA154 are requisite first year units for majors in Mathematics, Physics & Engineering and are pre-requisites for many second year units.
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.
|Unit name||Mathematics 1A|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
H. Kumudini Dharmadasa
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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MTM415117 Mathematics Methods or higher) or (KMA003)
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
On-Campus: 4x1-hr lectures and 1-hr tutorial. Mandatory attendance in tutorials covering pre-tertiary material (marked as ‘Non-Compulsory tutorials’ in the timetable) may be required as determined by performance in an initial assessment.)
Off-Campus: 4x1-hr audio/video recorded lectures and 1-hr on-line tutorial.
3-hr exam (60%), assignments and class tests (40%)
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