University Mathematics for Applications
(Not for Mathematics Majors from seven-year high school systemand students who have taken MAT1310.) This course is designed for local S6 entering students and non-local students coming from six-year high school who have a basic exposure to mathematics in secondary school. It is particularly suitable for students in business studies, social sciences and biological sciences. It aims to provide the students with a good preparation and intuition in mathematics and its applications. Topics include: graphical representations of data; logarithm and exponential function, coordinate geometry; rules of differentiation, maxima, minima, rate of changes; applications to demand, utility, and revenue; basic methods of integration and area; permutation, combination, and simple probabilities; mathematics problems in accountancy and actuary examinations.