# MATH06070 2013 MATHEMATICS FOR SCIENCE 2

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**Description**

This module develops the basic mathematical skills and applies them to scientific scenarios.

### Learning Outcomes

*On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;*

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Analyse and sketch polynomial functions of a linear, quadratic and cubic nature. Discuss real world applications of these functions

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Analyse and sketch functions of a sinusiodal and reciprocal nature. Discuss real world applications of these functions

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Analyse and sketch functions of a logarithmic and exponential nature. Discuss real world applications of these functions

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Use the three laws of logarithms to solve pH and dB related problems.

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Draw and mathematically analyse max/min curves and solve optimisation problems.

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Identify different types of data and use appropriate tables and curves to analyse data sets.

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Communicate mathematical data individually and in teams in an appropriate format

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### Indicative Syllabus

**Linear, quadratic and cubic functions - **Sketching curves, finding roots - real world examples

**Sinusoidal and reciprocal functions -** Basic trigonometry, unit circle, sine waves, reciprocal functions

**Logarithms and exponents** - three log rules, pH calculations, dB, solving logarithmic equations

**Differentiation** - from first principles, by rule, max/min problems, analysing max/min curves

**Statistics** - characteristics of data, frequency distribution and cumulative frequency tables, histograms and ogives.

### Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

**Coursework & Continuous Assessment**

**End of Semester / Year Formal Exam**

### Coursework Assessment

Title | Type | Form | Percent | Week | Learning Outcomes Assessed | |
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1 | Continuous Assessment Each topic has an associated online quiz supported by a large question bank. Students are required to achieve 100% in each of these quizzes | Continuous Assessment | UNKNOWN | 10 % | OnGoing | 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 |

2 | Continuous Assessment Online Exam - students sit an online exam which tests all the quizzes previously attempted. | Continuous Assessment | UNKNOWN | 20 % | Week 10 | 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 |

### End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title | Type | Form | Percent | Week | Learning Outcomes Assessed | |
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1 | Final Exam | Final Exam | UNKNOWN | 70 % | End of Term | 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 |

### Full Time Mode Workload

Type | Location | Description | Hours | Frequency | Avg Workload |
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Lecture | Tiered Classroom | Lecture | 3 | Weekly | 3.00 |

Independent Learning | UNKNOWN | Self Study | 4 | Weekly | 4.00 |

### Module Resources

**Non ISBN Literary Resources**

Maths for Science - Jordan, Ross & Murphy OUP

Foundation Maths - Anthony Croft & Robert Davison- Pearson Press.

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**Other Resources**

Mathematics for Science (Semester 2) - Moodle site.

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