# Course Title: Use quadratic, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions and matrices

## Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6066

Course Title: Use quadratic, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions and matrices

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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### Teaching Period(s)

CIVE5613

City Campus

TAFE

130T Infra, Electrotec & Build Serv

Face-to-Face

Term1 2008

Course Contact: Tony Skinner Program Coordinator

Course Contact Phone: (03) 9925 4444

Course Contact Email: tony.skinner@rmit.edu.au

Course Description

This unit covers the competency to understand, solve and graph quadratic, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions with the aid of a graphics calculator.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

EDX130 – Use mathematics at technician level

National Competency Codes and Titles

 National Element Code & Title: EDX100 Use quadratic, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions and matrices Elements: Determine non-linear laws by transforming them into linear form Graph exponential and logarithmic functions and solve exponential and logarithmic equations Graph quadratic functions and solve quadratic equations Graph trigonometric functions and solve trigonometric equations. Solve practical problems using polynomials Solve vocational mathematical problems using simple algebraic functions and their graphs Solve vocational mathematics problems using indices Use matrix algebra and determinants to solve up to three linear equations in three unknowns Vocational growth and decay problems are solved using graphical methods Vocational mathematical problems are solved using the unit circle definitions of trigonometric functions, graphs of circular functions and real number angular measure Vocational mathematics problems are solved by determining empirical Vocational mathematics problems are solved using Trigonometric identities Vocational mathematics problems are solved using the sine and or the cosine rule Vocational mathematics problems involving exponential and logarithmic functions are solved

Learning Outcomes

• Solve practical problems using polynomials
• Solve vocational mathematics problems using indices
• Solve vocational mathematical problems using simple algebraic functions and their graphs
• Determine non-linear laws by transforming them into linear form
• Vocational mathematics problems involving exponential and logarithmic functions are solved
• Vocational growth and decay problems are solved using graphical methods
• Vocational mathematics problems are solved by determining empirical laws for data related by either an exponential or a power law
• Vocational mathematical problems are solved using the unit circle definitions of trigonometric functions, graphs of circular functions and real number angular measure.
• Vocational mathematics problems are solved using the sine and or the cosine rule.
• Vocational mathematics problems are solved using Trigonometric identities.