Introductory Course in Mathematics
for new students of the bachelor program Science

Basic information

The aim of this course is primarily to help new students of the bachelor program Science with transition from high school to university, to refresh their high school knowledge of mathematics just before the first semester starts, and maybe even learn a little bit of something new.

(This course is a concise version of the introductory course for new students of bachelor programs in Czech, see Úvodní kurz z matematiky)

This course is optional and it is not necessary to register for it. You can just show up.

Karel Houfek from Institute of Theroretical Physics MFF UK
Time and place:

25-26 September 2023 from 9 AM to 12:10 PM

Lecture room T1 in Campus Troja, MFF UK, V Holešovičkách 2, Prague 8

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Time schedule of the course

Examples and notes

Here are examples of problems solutions of which were explained during the course.
Summary of formulas for some topics and solutions to all problems above are available as hand-written notes.

By the way, if you are not familiar or confident with mathematical terms, phrases, and pronunciation in English, then you can find useful very nice booklet English for Mathematics by Muhammad Subhan Mukhlis. If the link would not work anymore, please let us know.


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the lecturer Karel Houfek, email:

K. Houfek, September 2023