Quantitative knowledge and skills are fundamental to many disciplines and many professions. This unit aims to provide building students with opportunities to acquire essential knowledge and skills in fundamental quantitative areas including basic algebra, functions and trigonometry. The unit introduces those aspects of algebra, functions and trigonometry that are considered fundamental in building profession and that are required in subsequent technical units. Students who attain a solid understanding of these fundamentals will be able to make a confident transition to the study of other technical areas in the building discipline.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Students will be provided with class notes and additional resources online, in line with the topics.