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

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 2 February to Friday 6 February5pm - 9pm (20 hours)
Lecture 5pm-8pm
Tutorial 8pm-9pm
VG10 Lecture and V103 Tutorial, Mathematics BuildingCallaghan

Monday 2 February to Friday 6 February 

 

1pm - 5pm (20 hours)
Lecture 1pm-4pm
Tutorial 4pm-5pm
CS219, Classroom South (Lecture and Tutorial)Ourimbah
Monday 9 February to Friday 13 February5pm - 9pm (20 hours)
Lecture 5pm-8pm
Tutorial 8pm-9pm
CS219, Classroom South (Lecture and Tutorial)Ourimbah
Monday 16 February to Friday 20 February9am - 1pm (20 hours)
Lecture 9am-12pm
Tutorial 12pm-1pm
VG10 Lecture and V103 Tutorial, Mathematics BuildingCallaghan