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Module Detailed Information for [MA2108]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 20 Oct 2018 05:00

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Module Title : Mathematical Analysis I
Module Description : The objective of this module is to introduce the student to the contents and methods of elementary mathematical analysis. The course develops rigorously the following concepts arising from calculus: the real number system, sequences and series of constant terms, limit and continuity of functions. The emphasis is on logical rigour. The student will be exposed to and be expected to acquire the skills to read and write mathematical proofs. Major topics: Basic properties of real numbers, supremum and infimum, completeness axiom. Sequences, limits, monotone convergence theorem, Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem, Cauchy's criterion for convergence. Infinite series, Cauchy's criteria, absolute and conditional convergence, tests for convergence. Limits of functions, fundamental limit theorems, one-sided limits, limits at infinity, monotone functions. Continuity of functions, intermediate-value theorem, extreme-value theorem, inverse functions.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 05-12-2018 EVENING
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : MA1102R or MA1505 or MA1511 or MA1505C or MA1507 or MA1521
Preclusion : MA2108S, MA2206, MA2208, MA2221, MA2311, MQ2202, MQ2102, MQ2203, CN2401, EE2401, ME2492
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-1-0-0-6
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week

Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
1 TUTORIAL3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13WEDNESDAY13001400S17-0405,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
2 TUTORIAL3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13WEDNESDAY15001600S17-0404,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
3 TUTORIAL3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13WEDNESDAY12001300S17-0405,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].

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