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BR1244 - Mathematics A1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Division of Tropical Environments & Societies

Available to Tertiary Access students only.

This subject introduces students to basic mathematical concepts that are applied to to academic situations such as unit conversion and statistical analysis. Topics include basic operations, fractions, decimals, percentages, measurement, graphs, and measures of central tendency. The delivery of the subject focuses on using these mathematical concepts and techniques to solve real problems.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate the ability to apply mathematical skills to a range of practical life skills and academic contexts;
  • demonstrate the use of multiplication, division, decimals, percentages and a scientific calculator;
  • demonstrate basic algebraic concepts such as solving equations and the application of formulae;
  • use tables and graphs for representing statistical data (i.e. scatterplots, bar graphs and histograms).

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (45%) - Individual
  • Assignments - (30%) - Individual
  • On line Quizzes - (25%) - Individual.

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 24-Mar-2022
Coord/Lect: Dr Carol Conway.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coordinator: Dr Carol Conway
Lecturers: Dr Carol Conway, Mr Andrew Higgins.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 24-Mar-2022
Coord/Lect: Dr Carol Conway.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coordinator: Dr Carol Conway
Lecturer: Mr Andrew Higgins.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.