201213 First Semester
MATH 1011 University Mathematics I
Topic 1: Basic Concepts
1.1 Set Theory
1.
What is a set? Give an example of a set described by
(a) listing out all its elements
(b) a description of rules
_
(c) listing out a few of its elements
2.
2008-2009 Second Semester
MATH 0011: Numbers and Patterns in Nature and Life
Assignment 1
Suggested Solutions
1. The volume of the model is
25 cm3 = (25 106 ) m3 .
As the linear scale of the model is 1 : 50, the actual volume of a Stegosaurus is
(25 106 )
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DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
MATH0011 Numbers and Patterns in Nature and Life
Assignment 3
Due date: 2008 April 9, 5:00pm. Please put your solution into the Assignment Box marked with
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2008-2009 Second Semester
MATH 0011: Numbers and Patterns in Nature and Life
Assignment 2
Suggested Solutions
1. (a) Since an infected individual will stay in the infected class for 5 days (after which he
1
will go to the removed class), we have = 5 = 0.2
MATH0011/08-09/A1/NKT,KHC
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
MATH0011 Numbers and Patterns in Nature and Life
Assignment 1
Due date: 2009 Feb 25, 5:00pm. Please put your solution into the Assignment Box marked with
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DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
MATH0011 Numbers and Patterns in Nature and Life
Assignment 4
Due date: 2009 April 27, 5:00pm. Please put your solution into the Assignment Box marked with
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MATH0011/08-09/A2/NKT,KHC
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
MATH0011 Numbers and Patterns in Nature and Life
Assignment 2
Due date: 2009 Mar 20, 5:00pm. Please put your solution into the Assignment Box marked with
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THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
MATH0011 Numbers and Patterns in Nature and Life
Assignment 3 Suggested Solution
1. Assume the maximum axial stress that the animals feet can withstand is S0 . For a normal
size version of the animal,