MTH 101: Elementary Mathematics I (Algebra and Trigonometry)



Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, students should be able to:
1. explain the basic concept of sets, subsets, union, intersection, complements, venn diagrams;
2. solve quadratic equations;
3. solve trigonometric functions;
4. explain the various types of numbers; and
5. solve some problems using Binomial theorem.

Course Contents
Elementary set theory, subsets, union, intersection, complements, Venn diagrams. Real numbers; integers, rational and irrational numbers, mathematical induction, real sequences and series, theory of quadratic equations, binomial theorem. Complex numbers; algebra of complex numbers; the Argand diagram. De-Moivre’s theorem, nth roots of unity. Circular measure, trigonometric functions of angles of any magnitude, addition and factor formulae.