Current active subject description (last updated 2018/19)

Mathematics and Statistics

MA145F

Current active subject description (last updated 2018/19)

# Mathematics and Statistics

MA145F

On successful completion of the course should have the following learning outcomes:

Knowledge

The student should:

- Have knowledge of the ordinary functions of one variable
- Understand the difference of the average rate of change and the instantaneous rate of change of a function
- Have knowledge of the most used descriptive measurements of data, probability distributions and inference techniques
- Understand the difference between a population parameter and the sample estimate of the parameter

Skills

The student should:

- Be able to do elementary algebraic simplifications and be able to solve equations
- Be able to use the derivative to analyse functions of one variable
- Be able to use elementary probability theory
- Be able to use elementary estimation theory and perform elementary hypothesis tests

General Competence

The students should:

- Be able to carry out necessary problem- solving when working with mathematics tasks
- Be able to carry out necessary problem- solving when working with statistics tasks

No fees except for semester registration fee, course literature and calculator

Compulsory: Bachelor in Veterinary Nursing and Foundation Year

- Lectures
- Small groups
- Hand-in exercises

Mid-term oral evaluation with written report, electronic evaluation at the end of the semester.

Due to the Covid-19 epedemic, a number of assessments and exams at Nord University has been changed.

The original exam has been changed due to Covid-19 from written school exam with letter grade to individual home exam with pass/fail.

Mathematics from secondary school/high school