MTH121 - Mathematics

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Subject Title
Mathematics

Subject Description
In this course students are introduced to mathematical concepts that are fundamental for success in technology related studies, aviation in particular. Topics include algebra, equations, polynomials, graphing, systems of linear equations, geometry, and trigonometry. Students will solve problems algebraically and graphically as they relate to aviation applications such as navigation, wind drift, time to destination, top of flight, and others.

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Manipulate and solve basic quadratic expressions and equations
2. Demonstrate an understanding of functions and make connections between the numeric, algebraic, graphical representations of quadratic functions
3. Manipulate expressions involving exponents
4. Solve problems involving exponential functions
5. Define the six basic trigonometric functions (i.e. sine, cosine, tangent) with respect to a right angled triangle
6. Solve problems in trigonometry using sine and cosine laws
7. Recognize the periodic nature of sinusoidal functions and solve related technology problems

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