Introductory Mathematics 1
|Course code EPMATH134||Units 10||English Language & Foundation Studies Centre|
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.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||* Students will be proficient in their understanding of appropriate mathematical techniques when commencing undergraduate study.|
* Students will display competency, working individually and in groups.
* Students will have acquired critical reasoning and problem solving skills in order to solve mathematical problems.
|Content||The course topics include:|
1. Numeracy: order of operation, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, rates, directed numbers, scientific notation, scientific calculator.
2. Algebra: simplification, evaluation, expansion, factorization, using formulae,interpreting and solving word problems, rules of indices.
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks|
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 11 weeks
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for EPMATH134|