
Free Course

Advance Learning

610 Hours

Assessment

Certification

Academic  Third Level  Level 1

250 Pts
Foundation Diploma in Mathematics  Business and Commerce

Description

Outcome

Certification

This free diploma course provides students with the mathematical knowledge and skills needed to study Business or Commerce at thirdlevel.
The course consists of maths tutorial videos in which qualified maths teachers resolve problems in realtime. Furthermore, a comprehensive assessment tests students on all aspects of mathematics which are related to Business & Commerce.
This course will appeal to thirdlevel students who are lacking confidence in their mathematical knowledge and skills. This course will also appeal to students who are reentering formal education after a significant absence.
This diploma course will help to help to build students’ confidence in their mathematical ability and ensure that they are prepared for thirdlevel study.
The topics covered in this course are, Introduction to Mathematics, Algebra, Equations and Functions, Calculus, Probability and Statistics, Calculus, Matrices, Statistics and Introduction to Business Mathematics. 
After completing this course students will understand and be skilled in the following mathematics topics:  Large Numbers in Standard Form;  Changing Decimals to Standard form;  Changing Large Numbers from Standard Form;  Changing Small Numbers from Standard Form;  Working with Indices;  Positive Fractional Indices  All Types;  Negative Fractional Indices;  Rearranging Simple Formulae;  Rearranging Simple Formulae – 2 Steps;  Solving Simultaneous Equations Graphically;  Expanding any Two Brackets;  Factorising Quadratics;  Factorising – Difference of Two Squares;  Equations With Linear Functions in the Denominator;  Quadratic Equations Both Bracketsthe Same Sign;  Quadratic Equations Brackets With;  Different Signs;  Quadratic Equations Using the Formula;  Use of the Discriminant;  Equations with Indices;  Logarithmic Equations;  Plotting Quadratic Graphs from a Table of Values; Plotting Cubic Graphs from a Table of Values;  Plotting Reciprocal Graphs from Table of Values;  Basic Differentiation of Differentiation of Polynomials;  The Product Rule;  The Quotient Rule;  The Chain Rule;  Second Derivative;  Differentiation and Turning Points;  Differentiation of Logarithms;  Basic Integration;  The Integral Sign;  Harder Integration;  Definite Integration;  Area between lines;  Arrangements;  Arrangements and Selections  The Binomial Distribution;  Basic Information About Matrices;  How to Operate With Matrices;  Determinants;  Using Matrices When Solving System of Equations;  Histograms – Understanding Areas;  Mean of Grouped Frequency Tables;  Cumulative Frequency and the Ogive;  Cumulative Frequency, Quartiles;  Simple Interest – Calculating the Interest;  Simple Interest – Calculating the Rate;  Simple Interest – Calculating the Principal;  Simple Interest – Calculating the Time;  Introducing Compound Interest;  Compound Interest and Annual Equivalent Rate;  Compound Interest APR with Credit Cards;  Present Value – Working Out Future Value;  Present Value – Harder Example;  Present Value  Amortization;  Savings and Amortization.

All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma or Certificate.
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Modules List( 11 )

FOUNDATION DIPLOMA IN MATHEMATICS  BUSINESS AND C...

Module
1 Introduction to Mathematics
Introduction to Foundation Level mathematics in Business and Commerce.

Large Numbers in Standard Form
Start Topic

Changing Decimals to Standard Form
Start Topic

Changing Large Numbers from Standard Form
Start Topic

Changing Small Numbers from Standard Form
Start Topic

Working with Indices
Start Topic

Positive Fractional Indices  All Types
Start Topic

Negative Fractional Indices
Start Topic


Module
2 Algebra
Learn more about algebra.

Rearranging Simple Formulae
Start Topic

Rearranging Simple Formulae – 2 Steps
Start Topic

Solving Simultaneous Equations Graphically
Start Topic

Expanding any Two Brackets
Start Topic

Factorising Quadratics
Start Topic

Factorising – Difference of Two Squares
Start Topic

Equations With Linear Functions in the Denominator
Start Topic

Quadratic Equations Both Brackets the Same Sign
Start Topic

Quadratic Equations Brackets With Different Signs
Start Topic

Quadratic Equations Using the Formula
Start Topic

Use of the Discriminant
Start Topic

Equations with Indices
Start Topic

Logarithmic Equations
Start Topic


Module
3 Equations, Functions and Graphs
Learn more about equations, functions and graphs.

Plotting Quadratic Graphs From a Table of Values
Start Topic

Plotting Cubic Graphs From a Table of Values
Start Topic

Plotting Reciprocal Graphs From Table of Values
Start Topic


Module
4 Calculus
Learn more about calculus.

Basic differentiation of y = x^n
Start Topic

Differentiation of Polynomials
Start Topic

The Product Rule
Start Topic

The Quotient Rule
Start Topic

The Chain Rule
Start Topic

Second Derivative
Start Topic

Differentiation and Turning Points
Start Topic

Differentiation of Logarithms
Start Topic

Basic Integration
Start Topic

The Integral Sign
Start Topic

Harder Integration
Start Topic

Definite Integration
Start Topic

Area Between Lines
Start Topic


Module
5 Probability and Binomial Distribution
Learn more about probability and the Binomial distribution.

Arrangements
Start Topic

Arrangements and Selections
Start Topic

The Binomial Distribution
Start Topic


Module
6 Foundation Diploma in Mathematics  Business and Commerce: First Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.

Foundation Diploma in Mathematics Business & Commerce  First Assessment
Start Topic


Module
7 Matrices 
Module
8 Statistics 
Module
9 Introduction to Business Mathematics
Learn more about business mathematics.

Simple Interest – Calculating the Interest
Start Topic

Simple Interest – Calculating the Rate
Start Topic

Simple Interest – Calculating the Principal
Start Topic

Simple Interest – Calculating the Time
Start Topic

Introducing Compound Interest
Start Topic

Compound Interest and Annual Equivalent Rate
Start Topic

Compound Interest APR with Credit Cards
Start Topic

Present Value – Working Out Future Value
Start Topic

Present Value – Harder Example
Start Topic

Present Value  Amortization
Start Topic

Savings and Amortization
Start Topic


Module
10 Foundation Diploma in Mathematics  Business and Commerce: Second Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.

Foundation Diploma in Mathematics  Business & Commerce  Second Assessment
Start Topic


END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT

Module
11 Foundation Diploma in Mathematics  Business and Commerce: Final Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.

Foundation Diploma in Mathematics  Business & Commerce  Final Assessment
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