REA1131 - Basic mathematics and statistics


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written exam and Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Portfolio assessment 50/100
Written examination 50/100 4 hours C KALKULATOR

Course content

- Mathematics: Elementary algebra. Functions: Linear, polynomal, rational, exponential and logaritmic functions. Limits, continuity and differentiation, maxima and minimaproblems. Series, annuities, effective interest. Functions of several variables: partial differentiation, Lagrange method.
- Statistics: Descriptive statistics: Measures of sentral tendency, variation correlation, statistical diagrams. Probability: Probability distributions, expected value, variance and standard deviation. Binomial, normal l and poisson distribution.Test of hypothesis. Regression analysis. Chi-square tests.

Learning outcome

The student should be able to show and use skills in mathematics an statistics necessary in other subjects and in later professional life.

Learning methods and activities


Obligatoriske arbeidskrav:


Further on evaluation

Re-sit of the written exam in August

Portfolio assessment counts 50 % and written exam counts 50 %. Each part must be individually approved of. Portfolio assessment is based on results of the exercises.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Bachelor in Software Engineering (BPU)
Business Administration and Management (BØKLED)
Economics and Business Administration (ÅRØKLED)
Geomatics (BGEO)
Information Security (BIS)
Logistics (BLOG)
One-year Programme in Technology Design (TEKDE)
Technology Design (ÅRTEK)
Technology Design and Management (BTEKD)

Course materials

- Bjørnstad, H., Olsson, U. H., Søyland, S. and Tolcsiner, F. Matematikk for økonomi og samfunnsfag. Høyskoleforlaget. ISBN 82-76-34544-1 or ISBN 978-82-7634-756-2.
- Hans Petter Hornæs: Formelsamling i statistikk, HiG
- Løvås, G. Statistikk for universiteter og høgskoler. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 82-15-00224-2

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MET1001 5.0 2017-08-01
REA1131F 10.0


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Written exam and Portfolio assessment

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 50/100 C KALKULATOR 2017-12-21 09:00
Autumn ORD Portfolio assessment 50/100
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.