Applied Math course includes Functions and Graphs; Quadratic Functions, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Solving Quadratic, Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and logarithmic Inequalities. Solving simple real-life problems involving linear, Quadratic and Exponential function graphically and algebraically and compare simple and compound interest and relates compound interest to exponential growth. System of linear equations and linear Inequalities and their graphical representation to determine the set of solutions, it also covers Basic Concepts of Statistics and Probability and formulas for permutations and combinations.

Applied Math course includes Functions and Graphs; Quadratic Functions, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Solving Quadratic, Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and logarithmic Inequalities. Solving simple real-life problems involving linear, Quadratic and Exponential function graphically and algebraically and compare simple and compound interest and relates compound interest to exponential growth. System of linear equations and linear Inequalities and their graphical representation to determine the set of solutions, it also covers Basic Concepts of Statistics and Probability and formulas for permutations and combinations.

AIMS

This course aims to enable the students to develop the skills and knowledge of science facts and real-world phenomena using mathematical methods. Applied mathematics involves the application of mathematics, to problem which arises in various areas, e.g., applied science, economic analysis, or other diverse areas. Applied Math develops new or improved methods to meet the challenges of new problems.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Describe the definition of a function and its graph.

Solve linear, quadratic functions graphically and algebraically.

Solve exponential and logarithmic functions graphically and algebraically. Solve exponential, logarithmic equations and inequalities.

Solve system of linear equations and inequalities in two variables.

Describe the basic concepts of statistics and probability.

Manage Time, accept responsibility, carry out

research skills, take notes and develop presentation skills.

ASSESSMENT WEIGHTING

Assessment

Percentage of final mark (%)

Participation

05

E-Portfolio

10

Quizzes

15

Assignments

10

Mid-Term Exam

20

Final-Term Exam

40

TOTAL

100%

Core text/s

Applied Math Study Material

Library Resources

Title of book: Pre-calculus Mathematics for Calculus, Authors: JAMES STEWART, LOTHAR REDLIN AND SALEEM WATSON.

Title of book: Active Mathematics, Authors: B.V. HONY AND D.A. TURNER.

Title of book: Mathematics for the Future, Authors: JIM MILLER AND GRAHAM NEWMAN

Title of book: Extended Mathematics, Author: COLIN NYE.

Title of book: Applied Calculus 11th – edition, Authors: HOFFMANN, BRADLEY, SOBECKI AND PRICE.

Title of book: Introductory Mathematical Analysis, Thirteenth Edition, Authors: Ernest F. Haeussler, Richard S. Paul, Richard J. Wood.

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