Singapore University of Social Sciences

Real Analysis I

Real Analysis I (MTH312)

Applications Open: 01 October 2020

Applications Close: 01 December 2020

Next Available Intake: January 2021

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Science & Technology

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Science & Technology


Synopsis

MTH312 Real Analysis I will introduce students to the notions of convergence and techniques of mathematical analysis. The course develops concepts of limits and continuity rigorously. Mathematical rigor will be emphasized for this course. Students will be exposed to and be expected to acquire the skills to read and write mathematical proofs

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January

Topics

  • Completeness Axiom
  • Convergent Sequences
  • Monotone Convergence Theorem
  • Subsequences
  • Bolzano-Weierstrass Theorem
  • Cauchy Sequences
  • Upper and Lower Limits
  • Limits of Functions
  • Continuous Functions
  • Intermediate Value Theorem
  • Extreme Value Theorem
  • Inverse Functions

Learning Outcome

  • Show the validity of given mathematical statements in real analysis.
  • Give examples of mathematical statements in real analysis.
  • Apply epsilon-delta arguments to prove mathematical statements in real analysis.
  • Use the Monotone Convergence Theorem and/or Bolzano-Weierstrass Theorem to prove mathematical statements in real analysis.
  • Compute the limit supremum, limit infimum or limit of a sequence.
  • Determine whether given function(s) are continuous and/or uniformly continuous.
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