SF1689 Basic Course in Mathematics 6.0 credits

Baskurs i matematik

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Common mathematical notation; natural numbers, integers, rational numbers, real and complex numbers; manipulation of inequalities; addition, muliplication, the absolute value, monotone functions; Cartesian coordinates, straight lines and quadratic curves; graph of functions; elementary functions; polynomial division and the factor theorem; the trigonometric functions and their inverses, power, exponential and logarithmic functions, absolute value function; vectors, scalar and cross product, projections and linear combination.

Intended learning outcomes *

After the course the student should be able to

  • use concepts. theorems and methods to solve and present solutions to problems within the parts described by the course content,
  • read and comprehend mathematical text.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Basic requirements. 

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Literature

The course literature will be announced on the course homepage at least four weeks before the start of the course.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • TEN1 - Exam, 6.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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

The examiner decides, in consultation with KTHs Coordinator of students with disabilities (Funka), about any customized examination for students with documented, lasting disability. The examiner may allow another form of examination for re-examination of individual students.

Other requirements for final grade *

Written exam.

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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Examiner

Tommy Ekola

Further information

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SCI/Mathematics

Main field of study *

Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

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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.