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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of this course is to provide students
basic mathematical skills needed in the future

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to
- Perform percentage calculations
- Solve equations containing powers,
and rational exponents
- Be able to factorize the second and higher order polynomials
- Solve polynomial equations and inequalities of the second and greater
- Solve geometric problems in two and three
- Carry bills in coordinate and use
calculator's graphing functions
- Use vectors and apply vector calculus
in problem solving

Course contents

Functions and Equations
polynomial functions
analytic Geometry

Prerequisites and co-requisites

No prior knowledge

Previous course names

2011, Matematikens grunder IT-1-011 (0)

Additional information

All additional info can be found on
Itslearning website.

Recommended or required reading

Kontkanen-Westermark m fl; Ellips 1
Kontkanen-Westermark m fl; Ellips 2
Kontkanen-Westermark m fl; Ellips 3
Kontkanen-Westermark m fl; Ellips 4
Kontkanen-Westermark m fl; Ellips 5

Study activities

  • Lectures - 60 hours
  • Practical exercises - 44 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 hours
  • - 8 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 132 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 132 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

2 midterm exams 40% each + 20% homework
pass mark 50%


Durbo Badal Karis


Durbo Karis

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2014-04-30

Assessment methods

2014-04-30 - Exams

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