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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.

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: Ms Camilla Robson, Dr Carol Conway.

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
Coordinator: Dr Carol Conway
Lecturers: Ms Camilla Robson, Dr Carol Conway.

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: Ms Camilla Robson.