School Of Computing, Engineering And Mathematics

Mathematics 1AWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300672.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Mathematics achieved at Bands 5-6, or knowledge equivalent to 300830 Analysis of Change.

Equivalent Units
200189 Concepts of Mathematics

Incompatible Units
200031 Mathematics for Business, 200237 Mathematics for Engineers 1

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students may complete the three units Quantitative Thinking, Analysis of Change and Maths 1A in the following order: 300831 Quantitative Thinking, 300830 Analysis of Change, 300672 Mathematics 1A. This means that students may complete 300831 before attempting 300830, but not after. 300830 and 300831 may be attempted before 300672, but not after. Students may not enrol in 300831 and 300830 or 300831 and 300672 or 300830 and 300672 in the same teaching session. Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering Science may not enrol in any of the units 300830, 300831 or 300672.

About this Unit
This Level 1 unit provides a solid foundation in the theory and applications of differential calculus, as well as some introductory work on complex numbers. It is the first of two units developing aspects of calculus.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students are required to have a Scientific calculator and access to a computer with mathematical software packages installed.

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