Catch-up course in mathematics
|Course code module||1BBIO-11|
|Study load (hours)||84|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 1st semester|
|Contract restriction information:|
No preceding knowledge required.
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
In this first term course you obtain the skills and knowledge that is necessary to understand and master the mathematics lessons, in the second term. This course is optional. It is however in particular recommended to take it if you have a poor background in mathematics or if you feel insecure about the subject.
3. Course content
The course consists of five chapters:
1 Set theory (elementary notions)
2 Numbers (the 5 number fields, and the reason why we need them)
3 Plane geometry (stress on the algebraic treatment, as opposed the the Euclidean axiomatics)
4 trigonometry (learn to work with formulae)
5 real functions (elementary functions and working with polynomials).
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: LecturesExercise sessions
Personal work: ExercisesAssignments - individualSupervised self-study
5. Assessment method
Exam: Written, without oral presentation
6. Compulsory reading – study material
Handbook "wiskunde voor de beginnende bachelor"
by Stijn Verwulgen and Edward Soetens
7. Recommended reading - study material
David Eelbode and Nieves Blasco.
laatste aanpassing: last update: 18/10/2010 18:09 david.eelbode