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BR1244 - Mathematics A1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: School of Indigenous Australian Studies

This subject introduces students to basic mathematical concepts that are applied to real life situations such as earnings and spending, and to academic situations such as statistical analysis. Topics include operations, percentages, measurement, simple and compound interest, graphs, income, budget, and measures of central tendency. The delivery of the subject focuses on using these mathematical concepts and techniques to solve real problems. Please note only those students based on Thursday Island can enroll in Limited Mode.

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. scattergrams, pie charts and histograms).

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); assignments (40%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); assignments (40%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); assignments (40%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); assignments (40%).

Thursday Isl, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Face to face teaching (This subject will be delivered via the Elluminate program.)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
Assessment: assignments (40%); school-administered final exam (60%).

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.