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IT Mathematics (9966.1)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 1 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)

Faculty: University of Canberra College
Discipline: University of Canberra College

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    Syllabus

    The objective of this unit is to provide the required mathematical preparation for the relevant units such as Discrete Mathematics in the Diploma in Information Technology (Extended).

    IT Mathematics covers the topics of Number Systems, Algebra, Logic, Sequences, Sets, Counting, Functions and Matrices.

    The focus of the unit is on developing skills and practice that will help understanding the concepts covered in Discrete Mathematics. The unit will also focus on developing mathematical thinking and reasoning.

    Learning Outcomes

    1. On successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have: Developed an understanding of number systems specifically binary number system;
    2. Developed an understanding of algebraic propositions and sequences;
    3. Developed an understanding of symbolic logic;
    4. Developed an understanding of the fundamental concepts of sets, functions and matrices;
    5. Developed an understanding of counting arguments; and
    6. Developed an understanding of the use of the vocabulary associated with each of the topic studied.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    4 hours per week

    Prerequisites

    None.

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    NONE

    Incompatible Units

    NONE.

    Equivalent Units

    Mathematics General


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