MET 1180 Mathematics
APPLIES TO ACADEMIC YEAR 2012/2013

MET 1180 Mathematics Responsible for the course Dag Einar Sommervoll Department Department of Economics Term According to study plan ECTS Credits 7,5 Language of instruction Norwegian Introduction Learning outcome Acquired knowledge After completing the course, the student will have acquired an understanding of basic algebra, functions on one and two variables, basic financial mathematics, integration and linear algebra. Acquired skills After completing the course, the student will have acquired at least the following abilities:
Reflection After completing the course the student will have enhanced his analytic skills. The student should also be able to reflect on results of computations and have a critical attitude to their validity. Prerequisites Basic knowledge of mathematics equivalent to the admission requirement for the programme. Compulsory reading Books: Sommervoll, Dag Einar. 2012. Matematikk for økonomifag. 2 utg.. Gyldendal akademisk Recommended reading Books: Sommervoll, Dag Einar. 2011. Hjelper til matematikk for økonomifag. Gyldendal akademisk Other: I tillegg til litteraturen vil det bli brukt tidligere eksamensoppgaver. Tilgjengelig gjennom BIs eksamensdatabase Course outline
Computerbased tools No specified computerbased tools are required. Learning process and workload The course is lectured over one year and consists of an introductory part (36 hours) and an advanced part (48 hours). Introductory part  Taught throughout the autumn semester. Advanced part  Starts after the introductory part in autumn and continues in spring term. For each week there will be exercises and reading assignments. The student must gain knowledge from the material presented in the reading assignments and work through the exercises. Some of the exercises will be reviewed in class the following week. It is assumed that the student has worked on the exercise in order to take full advantage of the review. By allocating some time in class to short assignment related to new topics, students will be activated and learning objectives achieved. Recommended use of hours:
Examination The final grade in the course is based on following activities: Individual midterm assignment half way through autumn term. Pass/Fail. A threehour individual written multiplechoice examination at the end of autumn term. Counts 30 % towards final grade. A fivehour individual written examination at the end of spring term. Counts 70 % towards final grade. To obtain final grade all parts must be passed. A resit can be taken in each separate part. Examination code(s) MET 11801  Written assignment. Pass/Fail MET 11802  Multiple choice. Counts 30% towards the final grade in MET 1180 Mathematics, 7,5 credits. MET 11803  Written exam. Counts 70% towards the final grade in MET 1180 Mathematics, 7,5 credits. Examination support materials Multiplechoice examination  All support materials plus calculator TEXAS INSTRUMENTS BA II Plus™ are allowed. Written examination  All support materials plus calculator TEXAS INSTRUMENTS BA II Plus™ are allowed. Students are encouraged to bring solutions to previous assignments from the course. For more information, please see See http://www.bi.edu/studenthandbook/examaids. Resit examination Resit examination is offered every term. Additional information 
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