Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
The student contribution amount for this unit is fully subsidised and therefore not payable by the student.
Bridging Maths explores essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics. This unit is designed to help you to improve your maths skills and confidence, whilst developing good study habits in preparation for university study. You will have the opportunity to practice fundamental skills, before applying your knowledge to solve problems independently. This unit prepares you for further study in business and science related courses. It is a recognised prerequisite for BEA140 Quantitative Methods and a recommended pathway for KMA002 Maths Applied Foundation. Topics covered include: order of operations, linear, quadratic and exponential equations, graphical methods and modelling, indices and logarithms, trigonometry or sequences and series, and basic statistics. It is strongly recommended that you have some prior experience of studying basic algebra (even if it was a while ago) as basic algebra concepts are reviewed but are not taught explicitly
|Unit name||Bridging Maths|
Jane Stratton, David Vender
|Available as student elective?||No|
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- Use conventional mathematical notation and terminology
- Interpret and explain mathematical ideas and information in a range of formats
- Identify and apply appropriate mathematical techniques in order to problem solve independently
- Identify and apply the skills needed to be an effective independent learner of mathematics
2 hour workshop and 1 hour tutorial per week
AT1: Study Skills (20%)
AT2: Skills Check Quizzes (10%)
AT3: Written Assignments (30%)
AT4: Final Exam (40%)
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