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MAT1841
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6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL
SynopsisLinear algebra: vectors and matrices, Matrix algebra with applications to flow problems and Markov chains; matrix inversion methods. Probability and combinatorics: elementary probability theory, random variables, probability distributions, expected value; counting arguments in combinatorics; statistics for Experimental Design. Calculus: Partial differentiation, finding maximum and minimum of functions of several variables and constructing Taylor series expansions. Objectives
At the completion of this unit students will:
AssessmentExamination (3 hours): 70%; Insemester assessment: 30% Chief examiner(s)Contact hours3 hrs lectures/wk, 1 hr tutorial/wk ProhibitionsGAS1601, GAS1613, GAS1614, GAS1631, GAS1641 Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at: 