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 and actuarial studies.

This subject also ensures that students have the language skills to undertake further studies in mathematics in English.

Course outline

Semester 1

  • logic
  • complex numbers
  • matrices and transformations
  • ellipses and hyperbolas
  • vectors
  • statistical inference

Semester 2

  • techniques of anti-differentiation
  • volumes of solids of revolution
  • approximation of definite integrals
  • differential equations
  • computer programming

Assessment

Attendance and participation: 10%
Two exams: 90%