Are you starting a course where you’ll need sound mathematical knowledge and skills?
This subject is for students who are entering university without a strong background in mathematics or who have limited recent practice. You’ll build on and extend basic mathematics skills you already have or acquired in Maths Skills 1 - Introductory (SSS071).
Topics covered in this short subject include:
- arithmetic: order of operations, directed numbers, scientific notation, exact and approximate answers, significant figures, rounding, decimals, fractions, percentages, ratios, rates and the unitary method
- basic algebra: simplifying algebraic expressions, indices and index laws, expanding brackets and binomial products, evaluating algebraic expressions, changing the subject of a formula, algebraic fractions and solving linear equations
- calculator skills
Your learning materials for this subject are presented entirely online, and you will have help and guidance from a dedicated subject coordinator for the duration of your Study Link term!
|Session||CRN||Subject code||Subject name||Mode||Campus/Location||Term begins||Application closing date||Term ends|
|202045||274||SSS072||Maths Skills 2-Intermediate A||Distance||Online||17/2/20||5/6/20||14/8/20|
|202075||415||SSS072||Maths Skills 2-Intermediate A||Distance||Online||22/6/20||18/9/20||18/12/20|
Please note: You can start any time to suit you between Term start date and the close of applications.
Study material: 14 hrs
Subject Coordinator: To be confirmed
This subject will be useful if you're studying:
- Any tertiary course that requires Intermediate level Maths knowledge
- Maths MTH105 if you are a first year student at Charles Sturt University with this subject choice. You can check your course details in the Online Course Brochure section of the University website