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2005/06 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

PHYS1190 A-level Mathematics Consolidation

5 creditsClass Size: 100

Module manager: Professor M D Savage
Email: m.d.savage@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable

Year running 2005/06

Pre-requisite qualifications

A-Level Mathematics or equivalent.

This module is not approved as an Elective

Objectives

On completion of this module students will be able to:
- perform standard algebraic manipulations; expanding brackets, factorising and solving quadratics, simplifying expressions, rearranging equations, manipulating indices;
- differentiate standard functions; use the product, quotient and chain rules;
- integrate functions by inspection and by parts;
- integrate functions by substitution including the use of trigonometric substitutions.

Skills outcomes
Basic mathematical skills in algebra and calculusBasic mathematical skills in algebra and calculus


Syllabus

- Algebra: expanding brackets and simplifying expressions. Difference of two squares, factorising and solving quadratic equations; manipulating indices
- Differentiation; limit definition of a derivative; differentiation of standard functions; product,quotient and chain rules.
- Integration: definite and indefinite integrals; integration by inspection, parts and substitution.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Lectures: 11 x 1 hour;


Exercise classes: 5 x 1 hour.

Private study

Reading: 11 hours;
Examples: 23 hours.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

3 assignments.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

A written examination (75 mins): 100%.

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 01/08/2007

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