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124.100 Introductory Physics (15 credits)
An introductory course on phenomena and methods relevant to the study of physics. The use of physics concepts, including conservation laws, to analyse physical systems. Conversion of information between written, algebraic, graphical and diagrammatic forms. Methods for solving appropriate quantitative problems. Practical demonstrations and experiments.
- Restriction(s): 119.153, 124.103 124.100 may not be taken after any of 124.101, 124.102, 124.111, 124.171, 124.172, 124.104, 124.105 has been passed
- Students must have achieved at least 16 credits in NCEA Level 2 Mathematics or passed 247.002 or equivalent. All students, whether or not they have an NCEA history/background, must have a good grounding in basic maths. It is important that you can perform calculations using a calculator; understand and apply correct order of operations in calculations; re-arrange formulae to solve for an unknown. Not sure? Try our basic numeracy quiz: http://mathsfirst.massey.ac.nz/ReadinessQuizzes.htm
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