Courses Catalogue

Mathematical Techniques For Information Technology

COURSE CODE: ITE 1102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 0
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Information Technology, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Mathematics and Computing
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

Detailed Course Content:

Number operations:  clock arithmetic, indices, sequences, series                 3 hours

Functions: quadratic equations, roots, maxima and minima, curves, applications           6 hours

Financial mathematics: percentages, inverse percentages, interests (simple, compound), loan amortization,                                                                         9 hours

Counting: permutations, combinations                                                               3 hours

Matrices: addition, multiplication, inverse and determinants, applications      6 hours

Set theory: subsets, operations (union, intersection, complement), applications                                                                                                                                                    6 hours

Graph theory: definitions, types, paths, applications                                        6 hours

 Trees: definitions, types (rooted, ordered, binary), paths, applications         6 hours

Teaching-learning Methods:

Lectures, Tutorials, Practical, Peer discussions, Demonstrations

Teaching-learning Materials:

Ø  Laptop

Ø  Projector

Ø  Computer lab with relevant software