COURSE DESCRIPTION

This Course is designed to expose mature students to the basis of mathematics which is a requirement for their university education. The course will help students to be equipped with addition, subtraction, multiplication and division skills. The course includes the following:

Arithmetic Method

Properties  of Integers

Fractions

Decimals

Real  Numbers

Ratio  and  Proportion

Discount

Simple interest

Percentages

Power  and  Root  of  Numbers

Descriptive Statistics

Sets

Algebra Topics

Variables  and Algebraic Expressions

Manipulation  of Algebraic Expressions

Equations

Solving Linear Equations with one unknown

Solving  Linear  Equations  with two  unknown

Indices

Logarithms

Functions

Any others deemed relevant

REFERENCES

Martin-Gay, K. E. (1999), Intermediate Algebra, New York: Prentice Hall Inc.). (pp 81-113, 169-217, 261-312)

Rebert F. Blizer ( 2008) , College Algebra U.S.A.: Pearson custom Publishers.

Bostock . L and Chandler . S. ( 1996) , Core Mathematics for A level, New York: Stanley Thomas pusblishers.

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