Expected learning outcomes
The student should be able to show and use skills in mathematics an statistics necessary in other subjects and in later professional life.
Elementary algebra. Functions: Linear, polynomal, rational, exponential and logaritmic functions. Limits, continuity and differentiation, maxima and minimaproblems. Series, annuities, effective interest. Functions of several variables: partial differentiation, Lagrange method.
Descriptive statistics: Measures of sentral tendency, variation correlation, statistical diagrams. Probability: Probability distributions, expected value, variance and standard deviation. Binomial, normal l and poisson distribution.Test of hypothesis. Regression analysis. Chi-square tests.
Form(s) of Assessment
Written exam, 4 hours
Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)
Portfolio assessment counts 50 % and written exam counts 50 %. Each part must be individually approved of. Portfolio assessment is based on results of the exercises.
Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)
Re-sit examination for the written exam.
- Bjørnstad, H., Olsson, U. H., Søyland, S. and Tolcsiner, F. Matematikk for økonomi og samfunnsfag. Høyskoleforlaget. ISBN 82-76-34544-1.
- Hans Petter Hornæs: Formelsamling i statistikk, HiG
- Løvås, G. Statistikk for universiteter og høgskoler. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 82-15-00224-2
Replacement course for
REA1111 Matematikk for mediefag og MAS1271 Teknologisk metodelære