- 38 lessons
- 0 quizzes
- 10 week duration
Course Description: This course is designed to refresh and develop your skills in fundamental mathematics including algebra, graphing, unit conversions, ratios, proportions, geometry and problem solving. Emphasis is placed on developing problem-solving techniques to strengthen your reasoning abilities and restating problems mathematically. This course covers the component skills required in Math 2132.
This course caters to students enrolled in the School of Science & Chemical Laboratory Technician at Durham College in Ontario, Canada.
This course is being delivered free by a former Durham College professor.
Required Materials: A scientific calculator is required, preferably a Casio fx-991ES Plus (↓).
Similar Course Offered at: Niagara College, Centennial College, Seneca College, and Humber College.
An introduction to numerical computation. Emphasis is placed on scientific and engineering notation, the rule of significant figures, and converting between SI and Imperial units.
Introduction to Algebra
Fractions, Percentage, Ratios and Proportion
Emphasis here is placed on understanding fractions, percent, and using ratios to compare quantities and set up proportions to solve problems.
Functions and Graphs
This unit focuses on analyzing and understand the characteristics of various shapes, both 2D and 3D.
- Identify, measure, and calculate different types of straight lines and angles
- Calculate the interior angles of polygons
- Solve problems involving a variety of different types of triangles
- Calculate the area of a variety of different types of quadrilaterals
- Solve problems involving circles
- Calculate the areas and volumes of different solids
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