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 11 to Friday 15 July

2pm - 5pm (15 hrs)VG01 Mathematics BuildingNewcastle (Callaghan)
Tuesday 19 to Thursday 21 July9am - 12pm & 2pm to 4pm
(15 hrs)
CG51 C AnnexPort Macquarie