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

UON Prep Bridging Courses

PREP078 - 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

Wednesday 8 July - Friday 10 July

9am - 1pm
(12 hours)
JG01/02, Education General PurposePort Macquarie
Monday 13 July - Friday 17 July9am - 12pm
(15 hours)
VG01, Mathematics BuildingCallaghan

Registrations open 1 June 2015. Click here to register for a UON PREP Course.