MTS 105 Course Synopsis

Courses Code: MTS 105

Course Title: ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY FOR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

 

Number of unit : 3 UNITS

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Office Lecturer: College of Natural Science, Department of Mathematical Science

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COURSE SYNOPSIS
Use of Mathematics in Agriculture.    Elementary Set Theory:  Set notations.   Set operations.  Algebra of sets.  Venn diagram.  Applications.   Operations with Real Numbers: Indices and Logarithms.  Surds.  Use of Logarithms in Agricultural Sciences.  Remainder and Factor theorems.  Partial Fractions.   Equations and Inequalities: Linear and Quadratic inequalities. Theory of quadratic equations.  Cubic Equations.  Equations reducible to Quadratic type. Sequences and Series: Arithmetic and Geometric Progression.  Arithmetic mean and Geometric mean.  Arithmetic Series.  Geometric series.  nth term of a series.  Binomial theorem.  The General term. Binomial series.  Matrix Algebra: Matrices.  Algebra of Matrices.  Determinant of a Matrix.  Properties.  Inverse of a matrix.  Solution of Linear system of Equations.  Elementary Trigonometry: Degree and Radian Measures.  Pythagorean Identities.  Trigonometric functions of any Angle.  Graphs.  Inverse trigonometric functions.  Compound Angles.  Solution of
trigonometric Equations.

MTS 105 –  ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY FOR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

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