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MTH2132

Faculty of Science

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Science
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Burkhard Polster

Synopsis

As for MTH1122.

Objectives

On completion of this unit, students will have an appreciation of the beauty and the power of mathematics; understand the fundamental concepts of number theory and geometry; appreciate the notion of proof in mathematics and be able to carry out basic proofs; appreciate the historical interplay between mathematics and attempts to understand the physical world; know of some of the great unsolved problems in modern mathematics; be able to impress their friends at parties.

Assessment

As for MTH1122. Second-year students will be expected to exhibit a higher level of knowledge in this unit.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Burkard Polster

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour support class per week

Prerequisites

Science students should seek course advice before enrolling in this unit

Prohibitions

MTH1122