Mathematics 2 | Foundation Studies | Trinity College, Melbourne

Mathematics 2

Objectives

This subject provides students with the skills to succeed in university courses that require a high level of analytical and logical thought, such as science, engineering or actuarial studies. This subject also ensures that students have the language skills to enable them to ask mathematical questions necessary for them to undertake further studies in mathematics in English. 

Course Outline

Semester 1

  • logic and algebra

  • complex numbers

  • matrices and transformations

  • ellipses and hyperbolas, vectors and statistical inference. 

Semester 2

  • techniques of anti-differentiation

  • volumes of solids of revolution

  • approximation of definite integrals

  • differential equations

  • computer programming. 

Assessment

  • Two exams 90%
  • Attendance and Participation 10%

Subject Leader

 

Dr Sasha Cyganowski
BSc(Hons), PhD Deakin