MATH 1140 Basic Introductory Mathematics



Two units of CAPE Mathematics, or MATH 0100 (M08B) and MATH 0110 (M08C), or equivalent


Course Description:

Basic concepts in Logic, logical arguments and proofs. Sets and set operations, relations, functions and binary operations. The Natural Numbers and Induction, The Real Numbers, Solutions of linear inequalities. Complex Numbers, De Moivre’s Theorem, roots of unity and the Argand diagram; Vectors in Geometry, vector equations of lines and planes, and the cross product. Solutions of systems of linear equations using Gaussian Elimination. Matrices and matrix algebra. Determinants of square matrices and their evaluation, using elementary row transformations.



Coursework (in-course Tests/Assignments)      – 25%

Final exam (3 Hours)                                      – 75%