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Unit details

SIT198 - Patterns in Space

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Offering information:

Not offered as of 2013

Enrolment modes:(B, G, W)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 1

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:M Cyganowski
Prerequisite:

Nil

Contact hours: 1 x 1 hour lecture, 1 x 2 hour tutorial and 1 x 1 hour practical per week

Note:

This unit cannot be used as part of a major or sub-major in Mathematics. It is a core unit for Bachelor of Education (Primary) students. Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

The unit will examine properties of polygons, regular and homogeneous tessellations, symmetries and transformations in the plane; reflections, rotations, translations and glide reflections and their combinations. The work of MC Escher will be examined and original Escher-type tessellations created. The Platonic solids and their duals will be studied, as well as the construction of solids from nets. Mathematical modelling will be introduced, as well as problem solving techniques that include algebra and graph theory.

Assessment

Examination 50%, individual project 20%, two assignments (15% each) 30%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve a mark of at least 50% in the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$565$565$1006$2422$2495

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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