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Recommended year of study


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

Recommended or required reading

Course text book:
lecture notes and exercises
Thomas, George B., Jr., Finney, Ross L., Calculus
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)


Herrman Rene


Herrmann Rene

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2018-08-31

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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