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## MA10103: Foundation mathematics 1

Owning Department/School: Department of Mathematical Sciences
Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Notional Study Hours: 120
Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Period:
Semester 1
Assessment Summary: CW 50%, EX 50%
Assessment Detail:
• Coursework 1 (CW 15%)
• Class test (CW 20%)
• Coursework 2 (CW 15%)
• Examination (EX 50%)
Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Requisites:
Description: Aims & Learning Objectives:
Aims - To provide an elementary introduction to the Calculus, including a review of foundations in algebra and geometry.
Objectives - Students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of and proficiency in: manipulation of simple algebraic expressions, the solution of simple algebraic equations and systems, trigonometric functions and identities and their use, the derivative of a function and the finding of derivatives, coordinate geometry and curve sketching including simple use of the second derivative, solution of maximization and minimization problems, the binomial theorem and its use.

Content:
Numbers: integers, rationals, reals. Algebra: straight lines, quadratics, functions, binomial theorem, exponential function. Trigonometry: ratios for general angles, sine and cosine rules, compound angles. Calculus: differentiation, tangents, normals, rates of change, maxima and minima.
Programme availability:

#### MA10103 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department for Health
• UHHL-AFB01 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Year 1)
• UHHL-ACB04 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Combined Professional Placement and Study Abroad (Year 1)
• UHHL-AAB02 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Study year abroad (Year 1)
• UHHL-AKB04 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Professional Placement (Year 1)
• UHHL-AFM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Year 1)
• UHHL-ACM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Combined Professional Placement and Study Abroad (Year 1)
• UHHL-AAM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Study year abroad (Year 1)
• UHHL-AKM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Professional Placement (Year 1)

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