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Introduction

A brief overview of the course.
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Hello my name is Laura Broddle and I am the Foundation Maths Teaching Fellow for the Faculty of Science and Engineering. I have been at the University of Hull since January 2015 and taught many Computer Scientists both in their Foundation Year and year 1.

Mathematics is important for Computer Science as it teaches students to use abstract language and helps to model solutions. It also aids computational thinking and provides essential analytical and critical skills. It is the foundation on which Computer Science is built.

The topics for this course have been chosen to help you develop an understanding of the Mathematical concepts within the subject. They have been selected carefully to introduce some themes and ideas you will meet again if you go forward with a Computer Science degree.

In week 1 we will look at Venn diagrams and Set Theory. Week 2 looks at Algebra Techniques and Week 3 focuses Vectors & Matrices.

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