Precalculus 133

Module code WTW 133
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Real numbers, elementary set notation, exponents and radicals. Algebraic expressions, fractional expressions, linear and quadratic equations, inequalities. Coordinate geometry: lines, circles. Functions: definition, notation, piecewise defined functions, domain and range, graphs, transformations of functions, symmetry, even and odd functions, combining functions, one-to-one functions and inverses, polynomial functions and zeros.
Sequences, summation notation, arithmetic, geometric sequences, infinite geometric series, annuities and instalments. Degrees and radians, unit circle, trigonometric functions, fundamental identities, trigonometric graphs, trigonometric identities, double-angle, half-angle formulae, trigonometric equations, applications.

This module is offered at the Mamelodi Campus to students from the BSc and BCom Extended programmes. At the Groenkloof Campus it is offered to BEd students.

Module credits 8.00
NQF Level 05
Service modules Faculty of Education
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Prerequisites BCom Ext prgm students who wish to transfer to BCom Economics or BCom Investment Mgnmt: 50% for Mathematics in Gr 12. BEd programmes: 50% for Mathematics Gr 12. BSc Ext prgm - Biological and Agricultural Sciences: 50% for Mathematics in Gr 12.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 1 tutorial per week, 3 lectures per week, Foundation Course
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Period of presentation Semester 1

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