Foundation Mathematics is an introductory course for students with limited prior studies in mathematics who are enrolling in programs requiring maths skills.

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PREP7800 - Foundation Mathematics

Foundation Mathematics is an introductory course for students  who are enrolling in programs requiring some level of numeracy and algebraic skills, for example, Primary Teaching, Construction Management, Architecture, Biotechnology or Information Technology. For students with limited prior studies in mathematics we recommend you complete the Online Mathematics course - Essential Numeracy.

Topics Include:

  • natural numbers, prime numbers
  • integers, dealing with negative numbers
  • fractions
  • surds, Pythagoras' Theorem
  • order of operations
  • Index Laws and Log Laws
  • algebra, expanding, gathering, factoring, squaring
  • equations, simultaneous equations, quadratic equations
  • graphing: straight lines and parabolas

Note: Students will require a Scientific Calculator for the course.

Date

Time

Room

Campus

Monday 10 July to Thursday 13 July

2pm to 5pm

(12 hours)

C124 Chemistry BuildingNewcastle (Callaghan)
Wednesday 19 July to Friday 21 July

9am to 1pm

(12 hours)

CG51Port Macquarie

Enrolments will open Wednesday 14 June 2017.