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The Module on Geometry starts by looking at the historical development of knowledge that the humankind gather along centuries and became later, about 300 BC, the mathematical subject called “Euclidian Geometry” because of the great work of Euclid. The inductive-deductive reasoning which characterizes this subject will be developed through investigation of your own conjectures on geometric objects and properties. You will explore geometry by using basic mechanical instruments (compass and straightedge) and computer software.

As you progress you will treat the Euclidian geometry using a referential system to locate points. The orthogonal Cartesian system of coordinates that you already know from secondary school is the most common referential system you will use in both two and three dimensions. You will also learn some other systems of coordinates that will empower you to do research in geometry and in other mathematical modules as well.

Going deeper in analyzing the axiomatic construction of Euclidean geometry you will learn new geometrical structures, generally designated as Non-Euclidian geometry. So, summarily speaking, this Module is about Euclidean geometry treated in both syntactical and analytical ways and encloses an introduction to Non-Euclidean Geometry, handled synthetically only.

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Geometry
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African Virtual University
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Author:
Marcos Cherinda
02/20/2018
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This course introduces learners to basics notions in Computer Science and computing. It covers topics such as the development of history of computers and computing; the characteristics of computer systems; the organization of a computer system; the Von Neumann architecture, the history of the Internet; basic software applications. It is designed for learners with little or no experience in computer use

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Computer Science
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Full Course
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African Virtual University
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OER@AVU
Author:
Dessalegn Mequanint
12/11/2020
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The study of the field of Linear Algebra will equip you with the requisite background knowledge and understanding which will enable you to teach such topics as simple linear equations and their solutions; vectors and operations on vectors; matrices and operations on matrices. Furthermore, the study will help you to realize the global connections between these topics and apply the knowledge in teaching Transformation Geometry and Mechanics.

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Algebra
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African Virtual University
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OER@AVU
Author:
Tendayi Chihaka
03/15/2018
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Object-oriented programming (OOP) has become exceedingly popular in the past few years. Software producers rush to release object oriented versions of their products. This module will introduce you to Introduction to object oriented programming , objects, classes, inheritance, interfaces, packages and Libraries and Handling of Exception. Each discussion focuses on how these concepts relate to the real world, while simultaneously providing an introduction to the syntax of the Java programming language.

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Computer Science
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Module
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African Virtual University
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OER@AVU
Author:
Lucy Gitau