In this unit students apply the essential calculus concepts, processes and techniques to develop mathematical models for science and engineering problems. These include use of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus to illustrate the relationship between the derivative and the integral of a function, and to apply the theorem to problems involving definite integrals. Differential calculus is used to construct mathematical models which investigate a variety of rate of change and optimisation problems. The standard rules and techniques of integration are included. Differential equations are introduced and applied to investigate more interesting science and engineering problems. Other important elements of this unit are the communication of results, concepts and ideas using mathematics as a language, being able to document the solution to problems in a way that demonstrates a clear, logical and precise approach, and communicating, working and learning in peer learning teams where appropriate. Mathematical software is also used to analyse and solve most problems studied in the unit. Note: If you have completed units MATH12223 or MATH12224 then you cannot take this unit.
Level | Undergraduate |
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Unit Level | 1 |
Credit Points | 6 |
Student Contribution Band | 2 |
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load | 0.125 |
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites | Prerequisite: MATH11218 Anti-requisite: MATH12223 or MATH12224 |
Class Timetable | View Unit Timetable ^{} |
Residential School | No Residential School |
All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).
Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.
Assessment Task | Weighting |
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1. Written Assessment | 20% |
2. Written Assessment | 20% |
3. Written Assessment | 10% |
4. Examination | 50% |
This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).
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On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
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3 - Critical Thinking | • | • | • | • | • | • | • | • | • | • |
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6 - Information Technology Competence | • | • | • | • | • | • | • | • | • | • |
7 - Cross Cultural Competence | • | • | • | • | • | • | • | • | • | |
8 - Ethical practice | • | • | • | • | • | • | • | • | • | • |
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