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LUAC 002

Mathematics and Statistics for Tertiary Study 1

Course overview

A grounding in basic mathematical skills in algebra and co-ordinate geometry for tertiary study, plus an introduction to the calculation and presentation of statistical data.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):

Your Academic Program is D.University Studies III, 1013


or

your Academic Program is C.University Studies, 1011


or

your Academic Program is C.University Studies (Online), 1009

Available semesters Semester 2 2021
Credits 15
Domestic fees $657.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Manipulate algebraic expressions using expanding and factorising techniques, and solve linear and quadratic equations.
  2. Apply co-ordinate geometry skills in solving problems.
  3. Choose the best measure of central tendency and variability for different levels of measurement and calculate probability for both discrete and continuous random variables.
  4. Organise and construct graphical representations of data, and write a conclusion about patterns and trends.
  5. Apply algebra and statistical skills in examples relevant to other disciplines.

Course examiners

Rolalie Recio

Rolalie Recio

Senior Tutor

University Studies and English Language Division

[email protected]