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MA1000 - Mathematical Foundations

Credit points: 3
Year: 2010
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: School of Engineering

Algebra including partial fractions and the binomial theorem; analytic geometry; functions and graphs; exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometry; differentiation, including implicit differentiation and related rates; stationary points, curve sketching; simple integration; matrix algebra. The subject is designed for students with an OP of 10 or better. Students who do not have this level of preparation will be encouraged to consider MA1020 to build their foundation in Mathematics.

Learning Outcomes

  • students are expected to revise and enhance elementary skills from secondary school mathematics, with active participation in practicals to supplement the lecture presentations. The mathematical applications include simple modelling exercises in science and engineering, with ancillary computer software to assist calculation and understanding.
Prerequisites: MA1020 OR Senior Maths B (or equivalent) OR Maths C OR Admission to 102810 OR Admission to 102910 OR Admission to 103310

Availabilities

Beijing UT, Study Period 69, Internal
Census Date 07-Oct-2010
Coordinator: Mr Patrick Higgins
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); quizzes or tests (40%).

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2010
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); quizzes or tests (40%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 15-Apr-2010
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); quizzes or tests (40%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 12-Aug-2010
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); quizzes or tests (40%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 09-Dec-2010
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); quizzes or tests (40%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2010
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); quizzes or tests (40%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 22-Jul-2010
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); quizzes or tests (40%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 18-Nov-2010
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); quizzes or tests (40%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2010
Coord/Lect: Mr Patrick Higgins.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); quizzes or tests (40%).

Townsville, Study Period 7, Block
Census Date 08-Jul-2010
Face to face teaching 28-Jun-2010 to 19-Jul-2010
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Wayne Read.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); quizzes or tests (40%).

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