Introductory Mathematics 1
This course is an introductory mathematics course which will cover basic skills in numeracy and algebra. The course aims to provide a sound foundation in basic mathematical skills and an introduction to their application to problem-solving.
Recommended for degrees in Primary Teaching, Nursing, Midwifery, Construction Management, Teaching (Secondary)/Technology, Teaching (Secondary)/Health & PE, Design (Architecture) and Social Work.
Not currently available.
This Course was last offered in Semester 1 - 2015.
1. Students will be proficient in their understanding of appropriate mathematical techniques when commencing undergraduate study
2. Display competency, working individually and in groups.
3. Students will have acquired critical reasoning and problem solving skills in order to solve mathematical problems.
The course topics include:
- Numeracy: order of operation, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, rates, directed numbers, scientific notation, scientific calculator.
- Algebra: simplification, evaluation, expansion, factorization, using formulae,interpreting and solving word problems, rules of indices.
Formal Examination: Formal Examination
Quiz: In-Class Quizzes
In Term Test: In-Class Test
Ourimbah, Callaghan and On-Line from Callaghan
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 11 Weeks