University of London

Mathematics for Computer Science

This course is part of Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Specialization

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Omar Karakchi
Dr Matthew Yee-King

Instructors: Omar Karakchi

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  • 1. Transform numbers between number bases and perform arithmetic in number bases

  • 2. Identify, describe and compute sequences of numbers and their sums.

  • 3. Represent and describe space numerically using coordinates and graphs.

  • 4. Study, represent and describe variations of quantities via functions and their graphs.

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There are 6 modules in this course

In this week, we will cover the key concepts: Place value and Number systems. You will learn about the notion of number bases, how to do operate in binary.

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13 videos4 readings9 quizzes6 discussion prompts

In this week, we will extend the place value and number systems to Octal, Hexadecimal and any other bases. You will also be introduced to the usefulness of hexadecimal in computer science.

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7 videos2 readings6 quizzes1 peer review3 discussion prompts

In this week, we will cover the key concept of congruence modulo an integer. You will also be introduced to the usefulness of congruence and modular arithmetic operations in computer science.

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9 videos2 readings8 quizzes1 peer review4 discussion prompts

In this week, we will cover the key concept of number sequences. You will look into more detail at a special family of sequences, called progressions, and study arithmetic and geometric progressions.

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7 videos3 readings5 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this week, we will cover the key concept of number series, building on number sequences. You will look into more detail at a special family of series arising from arithmetic and geometric progressions. You will look at expression summations of sequences using a compact form with a summation symbol.

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10 videos1 reading8 quizzes3 discussion prompts

In this week, we will cover the key concept of coordinate system, functions and graphical representation of functions, and kinematics. You will look at the example of modelling motion.

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17 videos2 readings5 quizzes1 discussion prompt3 plugins

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Omar Karakchi
University of London
1 Course35,565 learners
Dr Matthew Yee-King
University of London
20 Courses393,847 learners

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