# HF0009 Introduction to Mathematics 1.5 credits

### 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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#### Equipment

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#### Literature

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

### Examination and completion

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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### Further information

#### Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web HF0009

#### Offered by

CBH/Biomedical Engineering and Health Systems

#### Main field of study *

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#### Education cycle *

Pre-university level