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228.171 Engineering Mathematics 1A (15 credits)

This course provides a solid mathematical foundation for further studies in engineering and technology. It consolidates basic concepts and introduces more advanced material on differentiation and numerical techniques, enabling the formation of mathematical models of real-world problems. The course blends topics from calculus with those from linear algebra and includes matrices, linear equations, vectors and geometry.

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  • Students must have achieved at least 16 credits in NCEA Level 3 Mathematics including these externally assessed Calculus Achievement Standards (or equivalent): AS91577 Apply the algebra of complex numbers in solving problems. AS91578 Apply differentiation methods in solving problems. AS91579 Apply integration methods in solving problems, or passed 160.103 or 160.132. To check your mathematical skills, try our basic numeracy quiz.

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