MTA001 - Mathematics I
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This subject covers the fundamentals of trigonometry and algebra. Areas of study include the primary trigonometric functions, solving triangles, algebraic expressions and operations, the solution of linear equations, graphing, and plane geometry. Emphasis is placed on developing problem solving techniques by applying the topics to related engineering problems.
One subject credit.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
- Identify the significant role that basic level mathematics plays in engineering technology;
- Demonstrate effective basic level mathematics skills, in an individual activity, by applying appropriate fundamental principles and concepts in the solution of a given set of conditions;
- Demonstrate effective analytical skills in selecting the appropriate area of mathematics, as an individual activity, to be used in the solution of a given set of conditions;
- In an individual activity, effectively evaluate a calculated solution's appropriateness to a given engineering solution;
- Demonstrate effective transferable problem-solving skills, in an individual activity, by converting appropriate numerical information into acceptable visual representation, facilitating analytical solution.
Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
Execute mathematical operations accurately.
Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.
Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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