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Mathematics Basics

Non-Award | CUR-UNR03 | 2024

Count on your numeracy skills as you explore how mathematics can be applied in real world settings. Divide your attention between algebra, metric measurements and functions. Consider how maths can impact the health, science and business sectors.

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100% online
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Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Mathematics Basics

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. perform calculations involving fractions, decimals and percentages and apply these concerns when solving more complex problems
    2. use the metric system to convert between measurements and to perform calculations involving measurement (including rates)
    3. analyse and interpret data using both descriptive and inferential statistics applying tests for normality as required
    4. interpret, solve and develop algebraic equations, with a focus on linear functions and interpret graphs of these equations or graphs displaying data
    5. apply exponential functions to solve problems in financial and health science contexts

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No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Audio/Visual equipment

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
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