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Mathematics BA (A), Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, 7.5 Credits


General data

Code: MA072G
Subject/Main field: Matematik
Cycle: First cycle
Progression: (A)
Credits: 7.5
Progressive specialization: G1N - First cycle, has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
Answerable department: Department of Quality Technology and Management, Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics
Answerable faculty: Faculty of Science, Technology and Media
Established: 1/18/2007
Date of change: 4/20/2015
Version valid from: 8/1/2015

Aim

The student shall during the course acquire basic knowledge of derivatives and integrals with applications as well as of elementary statistics. Further the student shall acquire proficiency in using MATLAB for computations in the mentioned areas.

Course objectives

After completed course the student shall
- know and be able to apply the concepts of derivative and integral
- be able to differentiate and integrate analytically and by means of MATLAB
- know the concepts of random variable and probability density function and be able to apply these to solve simple problems analytically and by means of MATLAB
- know the concepts of confidence interval, hypothesis testing and linear regression and be able to apply these to solve simple problems analytically and by means of MATLAB

Content

Computations and applications of derivatives and integrals. Introduction to performing computations of derivatives and integrals as well as solving equations and simple differential equations by means of MATLAB. Treatment of descriptive statistics, random variables, probability density and cumulative distributions functions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and linear regression both analytically and by means of MATLAB.

Entry requirements

Mathematics course 3b/3c from Swedish Upper Secondary School (Gymnasium) or equivalent
(OB 3)

Selection rules and procedures

The selectionprocess is in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance and the local order of admission.

Teaching form

The teaching consists of lectures.

Examination form

Assessment is done through written exam and assignments.

Grading criteria for the subject can be found at www.miun.se/gradingcriteria.

Grading system

The grades A, B, C, D, E, Fx and F are given on the course. On this scale the grades A through E represent pass levels, whereas Fx and F represent fail levels.

Course reading


Required literature

Author: Alfredsson m.fl.
Title: Matematik 5000 Kurs 4 Blå lärobok
Edition: 2
Publisher: Natur och Kultur

Author: Bittinger, Brand, Quintanilla
Title: Calculus for the Life Sciences
Publisher: Pearson
Comment: Calculus for the Life Sciences is in english and is an alternative to Matematik 5000 Kurs 4 Blå lärobok.

Author: Vännman K
Title: Matematisk statistik.
Edition: 2002, upplaga 2
Publisher: Studentlitteratur