Extension Mathematics 2

Course code EPMATH253Units 10English Language & Foundation Studies Centre

This course requires competence in the algebraic and graphical skills developed in EPMATH153. This course aims to develop the trigonometric and calculus skills necessary for entry to an undergraduate science or mathematics degree and covers the topics of trigonometry, and differential and integral calculus, with some applications in the physical sciences.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesThe course will develop:
1. trigonometric skills sufficient for the understanding and practice of calculus.
2. an understanding of differentiation, both in theory and practice, and the ability to apply it to real-world problems.
3. an understanding of integration, both in theory and practice, and the ability to apply it to real-world problems.
4. the ability to communicate mathematics, orally and in writing.
5. an understanding and correct use of mathematical notation.
6. the formulation of real-world problems in the language of mathematics, and the ability to solve them.
ContentThe course covers:
1. trigonometry: sine and cosine rules, graphing trig functions, trig identities.
2. differentiation: definition, derivatives of standard functions, product rule, quotient rule, chain rule, optimisation and other applications.
3. integration: definition, integration by antidifferentiation, integration by substitution, exponential growth and decay, and other applications.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeEPMATH153 Extension Mathematics 1
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: ClassClass Test, 15%. Expose students to examination conditions and consolidate skills.
Essays / Written AssignmentsCalculus Assignment, 10%. Develop oral and written skills and research techniques. Expand on mathematical techniques presented in the course.
Essays / Written AssignmentsShort Weekly Assignments, total of 25%. Develop a study routine. Provide immediate feedback on progress to student and lecturer.
Examination: FormalFinal examination, in the University examination period, 50%. Assess overall proficiency in this course.
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 11 weeks
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for EPMATH253