Maths Skills for Success at University is an easy-to-use guide for students to prepare themselves for the essential mathematics skills they need to succeed at university, including:
Creating graphs and charts for assignments
Using statistics for research projects
Understanding the importance of accurate measurements for experiments or recipes.
This book is a comprehensive reference and revision guide that will provide you with the essential maths skills to conquer maths in class. The book is full of Australian examples preparing you for the maths you will encounter in your everyday life and while studying. It will give you the confidence to succeed and proves maths is not as scary as you think.
Chapter opening objectives outline the key things you can learn from each chapter and are followed by a chapter opening examples which provides real life illustrations of the maths skills.
Fully worked examples of a wide-range of problems are accompanied by further similar examples for you to practice your understanding of each concept.
Guided Practice Exercises help you fill in the blanks and work things out yourself to ensure you truly understand each concept. Solutions provided at the end of the book.
Critical thinking non-standard problems designed to improve mathematical reasoning and build a deeper understanding of each subject.
Margin notes include definitions of key terms and ‘making connections’ which to point to related topics in other sections of the book.
Summary points at the end of each chapter revise key concepts or skills that should have been gained from the chapter.
End of chapter review questions ensure readers can check they’ve understood all the key concepts and skills, with answers at the end of the book.