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Area/Catalogue
MATH 1073

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Course Level

globe-earth-geography

Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
159621

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA College

Course aim

This course aims to extend students' basic arithmetic and algebra concepts and skills by developing their mathematical competencies for further studies.

Course content

Use of scientific calculators in basic calculations, solving algebraic equations, rearranging formula, properties of exponents, scientific notation, significant figures, working with formula in dilutions, solutions and concentrations, introduction to trigonometry, linear functions, graphing, properties of logarithms, exponential and logarithmic functions and applications

Textbook(s)

Clark, M & Anfinson, C 2018, CP1150 Essential Mathematics, 1st edn, Cengage Learning, Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Podcast of Lectures 1 hour x 13 weeks
Online Learning Support Activities 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment 1750 words equivalent 45% N/A
Test 1250 words equivalent 25% N/A
Examination N/A 30% 2.5 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 1750 words equivalent 45% N/A
Test 1250 words equivalent 25% N/A
Examination N/A 30% 2.5 hours
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Continuous assessment 1750 words equivalent 45% N/A
Test 1250 words equivalent 25% N/A
Examination N/A 30% 2.5 hours
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Continuous assessment 1750 words equivalent 45% N/A
Test 1250 words equivalent 25% N/A
Examination N/A 30% 2.5 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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