Introductory Mathematics 2

Description

This course aims to consolidate and extend the topics covered in Introductory Mathematics 1. The course includes basic skills and their application to problem solving in the topics of linear function, graphing, probability and statistics.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2015

On-Line from Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Students will be proficient in their understanding of appropriate mathematical techniques when commencing undergraduate study.

2. Students will display competency, working individually and in groups.

3. Students will have acquired critical reasoning and problem solving skills in order to solve mathematical problems.

Content

The course content may include:

  1. Graphing linear relationships: The number plane, line y = mx + b, gradient, intercept, line of best fit, application to other variables with linear relationships.
  2. Probability. Simple probability, experimental probability, Venn diagrams, contingency tables, tree diagrams and tables
  3. Statistics: Frequency distribution tables and graphs, sigma notation, measures of central tendency (mean, mode, median), measures of dispersion (range, standard deviation and variance), the normal curve.

Assessment Items

Quiz: In-Class Quiz

In Term Test: In-Class Examination

Formal Examination: Formal Examination

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 11 Weeks