Math Terminology for incoming Uni students

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GCSE Mathematics
Math Terminology

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Entering university or college soon? Planning on taking some mathematicsclasses there--perhapsfor your program in engineering, science or business?

If youwant a refresher on the most important terminology and notation for first year university mathematics, then this short courseis just for you. The course will be especially useful if you are from a non-English speaking background.

The course is organized into7modules, each covering a different topic. Each moduleconsists of avideoabout 30-45 minutes long, and also 15-30 minutes ofactivities.

Award winning teacher A/Prof N J Wildbergerfrom the School of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science, UNSW, Australia will summarize key mathematicalconcepts and language, and give you important tips on how to write mathematics successfully.

As a bonus, you'll get a quick andusefulreview ofessentialhigh schoolmathematics. These are the ideas and facts that leading universities, such as UNSW, expect you to know as a first year maths student.

So sign up to openlearning, join the course, and roll up your sleaves for somefun and challenges that will boost your comprehesionof mathematics---and smooth your way into first year university or college.