Dealing with Numbers - 2018

Unit summary

MTH10002

  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 1
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP
  • Availability for 2017: SP1 , SP3
  • Availability for 2018: SP1 , SP3
  • Assessment: Assignment (40%) , Invigilated Exam (40%) - Learn more

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Domestic 3,350.00
Domestic continuing 1,251.00
HECS 1,169.00
International 3,600.00
International continuing 1,501.00

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The unit provides students with basic quantitative skills. It also provides students with the skills necessary to critically interpret the types of graphs and statistics that are common in everyday life, for example in media reports.

Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the unit.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

  1. Interpret the numerical information you meet in everyday life
  2. Complete basic mathematical computations
  3. Use mathematical formulae in context
  4. Produce and interpret graphical representations of data
  5. Produce and interpret tabular representations of data
  6. Interpret fundamental statistical analyses and write concise reports of the findings.
  • Assignment (40%)
  • Invigilated Exam (40%)
  • Test — 10 Online (20%)
For more information on invigilated exams see Exams and results

Equivalent units

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following unit(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • SSK17 — Dealing with Numbers

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Percentages, proportions and fractions
2Comparing values, percentage change and risk
3Negative numbers & number lines
4Dealing with mathematical expressions
5Basic Algebra
6Summation notation
7Graphical representations of data
8Producing and interpreting tables

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Embedded Multimedia
  • Online Quizzes/Tests
  • Online assignment submission
  • Web links

Print based materials

  • Welcome Letter

Online materials

  • Printable format materials

This unit is not currently a requirement for any courses, but may be eligible for credit.

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.
This unit does not have a prescribed textbook(s).

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