Mathematical ideas expands a student's knowledge of current mathematical knowledge as well the historical development of selected mathematical ideas. Topics include set and number theory, real and complex number systems, geometry, mathematical systems, systems of linear equations, counting techniques.
Topic One: Proof and Critical Thinking in Mathematics
Topic Two: Set theory
Topic Three: Algebra, Graphs and Functions
Topic Four: Boolean Algebra and Logic. Truth tables, equivalent statements
Topic Five: Boolean Algebra and Logic - Switching Circuits, Propositional Calculus, Validity of an Argument
Topic Six: Number Theory
Topic Seven: Complex Numbers
Topic Eight: Geometry Topic Nine: Counting Techniques
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate an understanding of and proficiency in the mathematical ideas and techniques within the unit||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||demonstrate an understanding of current mathematical knowledge as well the historical development of selected important mathematical ideas||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||analyse real world problems through the use of the mathematical ideas and techniques in the unit||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills|
|4||communicate mathematical ideas, processes and results effectively at different levels of formality.||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
- Angel, A.R., Abbott, C.D., & Runde, D.C., 2013, A survey of Mathematics with applications, 9th edn, Pearson Addison Wesley, Boston. ISBN: 0321759664.
- Angel, AR, Abbott, CD, & Runde, DC, 2013, A survey of Mathematics with applications, 9th edn, Pearson Addison Wesley, Boston. ISBN: 0321759664.
Teaching and assessment
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