|Classes: Two 1 hour lectures and one 1 hour tutorial per week.|
Assessment: One 1.5 hour examination, assignments and quizzes (100%)
Textbooks: As set out in the Junior Mathematics Handbook
|MATH1004 is designed to provide a thorough preparation for further study in Mathematics. It is a core unit of study providing three of the twelve credit points required by the Faculty of Science.|
This unit provides an introduction to fundamental aspects of discrete mathematics, which deals with 'things that come in chunks that can be counted'. It focuses on the enumeration of a set of numbers, viz. Catalan numbers. Topics include sets and functions, counting principles, Boolean expressions, mathematical induction, generating functions and linear recurrence relations, graphs and trees.