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 with limited prior studies in mathematics who are enrolling in programs requiring some level of numeracy and algebraic skills, for example, Primary Teaching, Construction Management, Architecture, Biotechnology or Information Technology.

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 6 to Friday 10 February

5pm - 8pm - Lecture
8pm - 9pm - Tutorial
 (20 hrs)
Lecture - VG10 Mathematics Building
Tutorial - V103 Mathematics Building
Newcastle (Callaghan)
Monday 13 to Friday 17 February9am - 12pm -Lecture
12pm- 1pm Tutorial
 (20 hrs)
Lecture - VG10 Mathematics Building
Tutorial V103 Mathematics Building
Newcastle (Callaghan)
Monday 6 to Friday 10 February1pm - 4pm
(15 hrs)
CS103 Classrooms SouthCentral Coast (Ourimbah)
Monday 13 to Friday 17 February5pm - 8pm - Lecture
 (15 hrs)
CS219 Classrooms SouthCentral Coast (Ourimbah)

Enrolments will open Monday 9 January 2017