160.102 Algebra (15 credits)

IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2020. For 2019 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:

  • Learning outcomes

A course focusing on the fundamental techniques and applications of linear algebra including vector and matrix algebra, vector representation of lines and planes, projections, Gaussian elimination, eigenvectors and complex numbers. 160.102, alongside 160.101, forms a foundation for further study in mathematics. It is essential for students intending to study Mathematics, Physics, Food Technology or Engineering, or for anyone who wants a strong mathematical component to their degree.

Requirements Requirements help

Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • Students must have achieved at least 16 NCEA Level 3 credits in Mathematics, including one of (AS91577 algebra, AS91578 differentiation, or AS91579 integration), or passed 160.103, 160.105, 160.131 or 160.132 or equivalent.

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2019 * Semester One full semester Distance
2019 * Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2020 Semester One full semester Distance
2020 Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2020 Semester One full semester Internal Auckland Campus

* Due to recent changes you should carefully check this offering to confirm details before you enrol.

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