Introductory Mathematics 2


This course aims to consolidate and extend the topics covered in Introductory Mathematics 1. The course includes basic skills and their application to problem solving in the topics of linear function, graphing, probability and statistics.



  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2017


  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2017

On-Line from Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2017

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.


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.


Students must have successfully completed EPMATH134, or EPMATH135, or EPMATH153 and be active in the Open Foundation Program or the Yapug Program to enrol in this course.

Assessment Items

Quiz: In-Class Quiz

In Term Test: In-Class Examination

Formal Examination: Formal Examination

Contact Hours

Callaghan, Ourimbah and On-Line from Callaghan


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


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