Introductory Course in Mathematics
7.5 credits cr.
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Introductory Course in Mathematics is only given in Swedish, and more information can be found on the Swedish version of this page - click the little globe in the top right corner.
The course treats the extentions of the basic field of numbers from the positive integers to the complex numbers. The binomial theorem, prime numbers and factorization. Logic. Functions, inequalities, absolute value. Algebraic and graphic representation of point sets. Limits and the importance of the derivative in optimization problems. Trigonometric functions and equations, polar representation of complex numbers. Arithmetic operations on polynomials, the factor theorem. The concept of the integral as an infinite sum.