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MAT1108 Foundations of Mathematics
Credit Points: 15
WACE unit MAT2A/2B

This unit is intended primarily to provide bridging for those students who have previously studied mathematics to the level of WACE MAT2A/2B (or equivalent) and who wish to study MAT1137 Introductory Applied Mathematics; however it is also appropriate for students from non-mathematical disciplines wishing to enhance their mathematics skills.


The unit covers the basic concepts and techniques of algebra, trigonometry, functions and graphs, problem formulation, and differential calculus of polynomials. Where possible, real world examples are used to reinforce conceptual understanding.

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Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011