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Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to build up a mathematical basis for further studies in algebra.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course the student is expected to: - be able to deal with real and complex numbers - know elementary functions and their graphs - be able to solve equations, inequalities and systems of equations - be able to apply basic concepts of linear algebra, including vector and matrix algebra

Course contents

-Real and Complex Numbers -Functions and their graphs -Equations and Inequalities -Linear and Quadratic Equations (Applications) -Elementary Functions -Exponential and Logarithmic Functions -Trigonometric Functions Linear Algebra (Matrices and applications) - matrices and determinants - applications on systems of linear equations Arithmetic sequences vectoralgebra

Recommended or required reading

Course text book: lecture notes and exercises Thomas, George B., Jr., Finney, Ross L., Calculus and Analytic Geometry, 9th edition, Addison Wesley Reference literature: College Mathematics with Technology. Raymond A. Barnett, Michael R. Ziegler. Prentice-Hall

Study activities

  • Lectures - 65 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 50 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

Examination 100% (3 deltenter)


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Assignments valid until

Until date 2018-08-31

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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