HF0009 Introduction to Mathematics 1.5 credits

Introduktionskurs i matematik

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Repetition and in-depth study of upper secondary school mathematics.

  • Algebraic expressions
  • Powers and roots
  • Linear, quadratic and equations with square roots
  • Systems of linear equations
  • Exponential equations
  • Logarithms and logarithmic equations
  • Trigonometry
  • Derivatives and extreme value problems

Intended learning outcomes *

Upon completing this course students should be able to:

  • Simplify algebraic expressions that include powers, logarithms and trigonometric functions.
  • Solve linear, quadratic and equations with square roots;
  • Solve systems of linear equations
  • Solve logarithmic, trigonometric and exponential equations;
  • Calculate and apply derivatives
  • Apply the differentiation procedures to solve extreme value problems;

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

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Recommended prerequisites

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MATEMATIK FÖR INGENJÖRER, Staffan Rodhe, Håkan Sollervall, Studentlitteratur. Upplaga 6 (ISBN13: 9789144067964)

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • RED1 - Report, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade *

RED1 - Report, 1.5 credits, grade scale: P, F

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Armin Halilovic

Further information

Course web

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Course web HF0009

Offered by

CBH/Biomedical Engineering and Health Systems

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Pre-university level

Add-on studies

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Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.