Available in 2018
Course code

EPMATH234

Units

10 units

Level

level

## Course handbook

### Description

This course aims to consolidate and extend the topics covered in Introductory Mathematics: Basics. The course includes basic skills and their application to problem solving in the topics of linear function, graphing, probability and statistics.

### Availability2018 Course Timetables

#### Callaghan

• Semester 2 - 2018

#### Ourimbah

• Semester 2 - 2018

#### Online

• Semester 2 - 2018

### Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Students will be proficient in their understanding of appropriate mathematical techniques when commencing undergraduate study.

2. Students will display competency, working individually and in groups.

3. Students will have acquired critical reasoning and problem solving skills in order to solve mathematical problems.

### Content

The course content may include:

1. Graphing linear relationships: The number plane, line y = mx + b, gradient, intercept, line of best fit, application to other variables with linear relationships.
2. Probability. Simple probability, experimental probability, Venn diagrams, contingency tables, tree diagrams and tables
3. Statistics: Frequency distribution tables and graphs, sigma notation, measures of central tendency (mean, mode, median), measures of dispersion (range, standard deviation and variance), the normal curve.

### Requisite

To enrol in this course you must be active in the Open Foundation or YAPUG program. You cannot enrol in this course if you are currently enrolled in or have successfully completed EPMATH235, EPMATH253, EPMATH302, EPMATH303 or EPMATH309.

### Assessment items

Quiz: In-Class Quiz

In Term Test: In-Class Examination

Formal Examination: Formal Examination

### Contact hours

#### Callaghan

##### Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

##### Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 11 Weeks

#### Ourimbah

##### Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

##### Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 11 Weeks

#### Online

##### Tutorial

Online 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

##### Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 5 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Face2Face Day x 2