Elementary Mathematics

Course NameElementary Mathematics
Course CodeMTH099
DescriptionThis course serves as a preparatory course for Business Mathematics I. It is intended for students who have limited knowledge of mathematics. It concentrates upon basic mathematical notions and operations – fractions, percentage, using negative numbers etc. The content of the course will be adapted to concrete needs of students.
Learning OutcomesUpon completion of this course, students should be able to:
– Comprehend and have a clear understanding of basic mathematical notions and operations;
– Understand fractions and percentages;
– Understand calculations with negative numbers;
– Understand the concept of variables in mathematics;
– Understand priority of operators and the role of parentheses in mathematical expressions;
– Understand simple equations with a single variable;
– Analyse a word problem and transform it into an equation;
– Understand the concepts of square roots, algebraic expressions and their simplification;
– Understand the concept of basic functions: constant, linear and quadratic functions.
SchoolSchool of Business Administration (SBA)
LevelBachelor / Master
Number of credits (US / ECTS)3 US / 6 ECTS