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Introduction to calculus, trigonometry and algebra. Emphasis on setting up mathematical models of problems, solving them and interpreting the solutions. Applications to the physical, life and earth sciences as well as to commerce and the humanities.
This occurrence of the course is for approved online students only. On-campus students should enrol in the (C) occurrence of this course.MATH101 covers the basic ideas of algebra, functions and their graphs, trigonometry, limits,and calculus. We introduce the ideas of setting up mathematical models of problems, solvingthem and interpreting the solutions. A good pass (Grade B or above) in MATH101 isrecommended for progression to MATH102 or EMTH118.
The following items will contribute towards your final grade:Core Skills Modules 5%Weekly labs: quizzes 25%Weekly labs: working 5%Assignments 10%Test 15%Final Exam 40%To pass the course you must:obtain at least 50% overall; andobtain at least 40% on the final exam; andpass all five core skills modules.
General information for students
Domestic fee $788.00
International fee $4,438.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see
Mathematics and Statistics.