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Quantitative Methods

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Course TypeCourse CodeNo. Of Credits
Foundation ElectiveSUS1MA5314

Semester and Year Offered: WS 2020

Course Coordinator and Team: TBA

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Pre-requisites: Mathematics of the 10th level

Aim: The topics included will enhance quantitative and analytical skills. The topics for the course have been chosen keeping in mind the requirements for quantitative skills in social sciences and humanities. Apart from lectures and tutorials, there will also be Excel labwork as and when required and appropriate for the course.

Main modules:

  1. Functions and graphs
  2. Linear Equations and Matrices
  3. Statistics

Refererences:

  • Alpha C. Chiang and Kevin Wainwright, Fundamental methods of Mathematical Economics, Fourth edition, McGraw-Hill International Edition, 2005.
  • Andrew Edmondson and David Druce, Advanced Biology Statistics, Oxford University Press, 2006.
  • David C. Lay, Linear Algebra and its applications, Third edition, Pearson Education, 200
  • K B Sinha et al, Understanding Mathematics, Universities Press, 2000.

Tentative Assessment schedule with details of weightage:

S.No

Assessment

Date/period in which Assessment will take place

Weightage

1

Class test

First week of February

10%

2

Mid Semester Exam

As per AUD Academic Calendar

25%

3

Lab Work Assessments

Throughout the semester

15%

4

Presentation/ Viva

Early April

15%

5

End Semester Exam

As per AUD Academic Calendar

35%