Lecturer(s)


Koudela Libor, Mgr. Ph.D.

Course content

Algebraic expressions and their simplification. Manipulating powers with rational exponents. Linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, the absolute value. Irrational equations and inequalities. Elementary functions and their graphs. Manipulating trigonometric expressions. Exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric equations and inequalities. Analytic geometry of straight lines and conic sections.

Learning activities and teaching methods

Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)

Learning outcomes

This course is designed to provide students with basic mathematical skills at a high school level recquired in the course Mathematics I.
Students will understand the secondary school mathematics at the level necessary for their further study.

Prerequisites

unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria

Home assignment evaluation
Assignment  active attendance at seminars and succesfully answered final written test.

Recommended literature


Aufmann, Richard N. College algebra and trigonometry. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. ISBN 0395380960.
