COURSE SYLLABUS

Mathematics A 30 Credits

Matematik A
First cycle, M0036M
Version
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2012 Sp 1 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Syllabus established
by 03 Sep 2007

Last revised
by Mats Näsström 14 Mar 2012

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG
Subject
Mathematics
Subject group (SCB)
Mathematics

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry reguirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language. + Swedish upper secondary school courses Mathematics 4 (specifik entry A9). Or: Swedish upper secondary school courses Mathematics E (specifik entry 9)


More information about English language requirements


Selection

Selection A



Course Aim
After the course one should have a broader and deeper knowledge of mathematics and be able to apply it in different situations. It can also be used as an integral part of a teacher degree.

Contents
Mathematics A consists of an combination of four courses:
I) Algebra and geometry M0008M (logic, the integers, Diophantine equations, combinatorics, Euclidean geometry etc.)
II) Calculus M0029M (limit, continuity, differentiation, extreme value problems, Taylor formula etc.)
III) Discrete Mathematics M0009M (combinatorics, set theory, functions, relations, modular arithmetic, graphs, coding etc.)
IV) Linear algebra and calculus M0030M (integration with applications, vectors, matrices, linear system of equations etc.)

Realization
Lectures, problem solving and computer tasks.

Examination
Written exams and computer tasks.

Examiner
Mikael Stenlund

Transition terms
The course M0036M is equal to MAM622

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2012 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Vretblad Anders: Algebra och geometri, Gleerups, latest edition.
Adams Robert A: Calculus, A Complete Course. Addison-Wesley, latest edition.
Dunkels m fl: Särtryck ur Derivator, integraler och sånt... Kapitel 1,9 och 10. Studentlitteratur, latest edition.
R.P. Grimaldi: Discrete and combinatorial mathematics. Addison-Wesley, senaste upplagan.
Lay D: Linear algebra and its applications. Addison-Wesley, latest edition.

Course offered by
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics

Items/credits
NumberTypeCreditsGrade
0001Written exam - Algebra and Geometry7.5U G VG
0002Written exam - Calculus7.5U G VG
0003Written exam - Discrete Mathematics7.5U G VG
0004Written exam - Linear Algebra and Calculus6.9U G VG
0005Laboratory work0.6U G#