The syllabus closely follows the UOL Mathematics 1 subject guide.

In addition, SAA Bridging Mathematics includes a chapter in Linear equations. The two-hour SAA Bridging Mathematics exam is similar in standard to the UOL paper, Mathematics 1.

**Learning Content & Learning Outcome**

At the end of the lessons, students should be able to understand the below content and be able to apply it in the examination.

- Concepts in Algebra
- Functions and Curve Sketching
- Differentiation
- Functions of Several Variables
- Sequences and series
- linear equations
- Integration
- Matrix Algebra

Recommended textbooks:

- Anthony, M. and Biggs, N., Mathematics for Economics and Finance. (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1996.)[ISBN 0 521 55113 7 (hardback) and ISBN 0 521 55913 8 (paperback)].
- Dowling, Edward T. Introduction to mathematical economics. Schaum’s Outline Series. (New York; London: McGraw-Hill, 2000) Third Edition. [ISBN 007135896X].
- Bradley, T. Essential mathematics for economics and business. (Chichester: Wiley, 2008) Third Edition. [ISBN 0470018569].

**Lesson Plan**

**Session ** |
**Topics** |

1 |
Basics, Functions and Inverse Functions |

2 |
Differentiation |

3 |
Applications of Differentiation |

4 |
Partial Differentiation |

5 |
Applications of Partial Differentiation |

6 |
Intergration |

7 |
Applications of Integration |

8 |
Matrices |

9 |
Solution of System of Linear Equations |

10 |
Arithmetic Progression and Geometric Progression |

11 |
Recursive Equations |

12 |
Revision |