4CCM115a Numbers and Functions
Lecturer: Professor David Burns
Credit level: 4 Credit Value: 15
Mathematics BSc/MSci First Year
Mathematics with a Year Abroad BSc First Year
Mathematics with Statistics BSc First Year
Mathematics with Management and Finance BSc First Year
Mathematics and Physics BSc/MSci First Year
Mathematics and Philosophy BA First Year
Advice/Help for this module is also available from: Dr Mahesh Kakde
To introduce the ideas and methods of university level pure mathematics. In particular, the module aims to show the need for proofs, to encourage logical arguments and to convey the power of abstract methods. This will be done by example and illustration within the context of a connected development of the following topics: real numbers, sequences, limits, series.
Sets and functions. Real numbers. Sequences: boundedness, convergence, subsequences, Cauchy sequences
Three hours of lectures each week, together with a one-hour tutorial.
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|2 hr written examination
|3 x class tests
For students who fail the module at the first attempt, reassessment will be based entirely on the written exam.
Exercise sheets are handed out on a weekly basis and written answers must be given in by the due date.
Suggested reading/resource (link to My Reading Lists)
17 August 2017