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Mathematics II (FDN019)

Organisational Unit Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor Education
Credit Points 3
Description FDN019 Mathematics II consolidates background in Calculus and prepares students for further calculus studies for academic and professional purposes. Students will use critical thinking and cognitive skills to identify, analyse, compare and assess mathematical concepts in order to apply them to technical and engineering problems. This Mathematics unit is specifically for students who wish to study Engineering, Physical Sciences, Mathematics or Business at a tertiary level.
Unit Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
1. Appreciate the role of mathematics in the solution of practical problems;
2. Appreciate the interrelationships between ideas drawn from different areas of mathematics;
3. Interpret and communicate mathematics in a variety of forms;
4. Communicate using mathematical language, notation, diagrams and graphs.

This unit provides the opportunity for you to achieve the following:
· in specific contexts within your area of specialty, you will apply your learning to situations within your class, work or community and examine your place in those environments;
· ability to organise, analyse, compare, plan and apply this knowledge to problem solving situations
· foundational knowledge in one of three discipline areas. The specialist units are electives and allow you to choose the focus for your studies in anticipation of your subsequent university studies;
· communication, numeracy and literacy skills that enables graduates to present their knowledge and views to different audiences using a variety of mediums.
Timetabled Learning Activities Formal Classes: 4 hours
Prerequisites FDN018 Mathematics I
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Murdoch University Extended Foundation Program [New in 2019]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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Mr Nathan Tozer
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