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

Monday 1 to Friday 5 February 

5pm - 8pm (15 hrs)VG10 Mathematics BuildingCallaghan
Monday 15 to Friday 19 February9am - 12pm (15 hrs)VG10 Mathematics BuildingCallaghan
Monday 1 to Friday 5 February1pm - 4pm (15 hrs)CS219 Classrooms SouthOurimbah
Monday 8 to Friday 12 February5pm - 8pm (15 hrs)CS219 Classrooms SouthOurimbah

Registrations will open 8 January 2016. Click here to register.