COURSE CODE: MATH 1115
COURSE TITLE: Fundamental Mathematics for the General Sciences I
Algebra: Types of numbers, scientific notation, precision and accuracy, manipulating numbers, factorials, inequalities, simultaneous equations, indices, partial fractions, quadratic equations, remainder theorem, solving polynomial equations. Functions: Logarithms, exponentials, inverse functions. Trigonometry: Trigonometric functions and their graphs, common identities, solution of trigonometric equations. Coordinate Geometry: gradients and intercepts, extrapolation techniques, linear regression. Statistics: Introduction to descriptive statistics, frequency distribution, mean, median, mode and standard deviation, measures of central tendency, normal and binomial distributions, chi-squared test.
Course offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics