Introduces students to and develops mathematical knowledge, concepts and skills required in a range of quantitatively based awards. To reinforce learning real world applications of mathematics will be utilised to develop students’ problem solving skills. Software associated with mathematical calculations, graphing and problem solving will be used.
Warm Up Module - Introduction to learning/relearning mathematics
Module 1 - Number theory, arithmetic and financial mathematics
Module 2 - Algebra fundamentals
Module 3 - Solving, manipulating and graphing equations
Module 4 - Measurement, logic and networks
Module 5 - Trigonometry and applied geometry
Module 6 - Data analysis, statistics and probability
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||Demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to use basic mathematical skills|
|2||Apply quantitative techniques to solve real world mathematical problems|
|3||Use appropriate software in mathematical calculations and communications|
|4||Communicate mathematical ideas, processes and results effectively at different levels of formality|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to use basic mathematical skills
- Apply quantitative techniques to solve real world mathematical problems
- Use appropriate software in mathematical calculations and communications
- Communicate mathematical ideas, processes and results effectively at different levels of formality
- No prescribed texts.
- No prescribed texts.
- This free textbook can be accessed through the following link: https://scu.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/61SCU_INST/hir31i/alma991012859199902368: Marecek, L & Anthony-Smith, M, 2020, Intermediate algebra, 2nd, OpenStax College, Rice University, Houston, Texas.
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