
Free Course

Advance Learning

610 Hours

Assessment

Certification

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.
Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is: Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
 A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results
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

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


Module
2 Algebra
Learn more about algebra.

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 Brackets the Same Sign

Quadratic Equations Brackets With Different Signs

Quadratic Equations Using the Formula

Use of the Discriminant

Equations with Indices

Logarithmic Equations


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

Plotting Quadratic Graphs From a Table of Values

Plotting Cubic Graphs From a Table of Values

Plotting Reciprocal Graphs From Table of Values


Module
4 Calculus
Learn more about calculus.

Basic differentiation of y = x^n

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


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

Arrangements

Arrangements and Selections

The Binomial Distribution


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


Module
7 Matrices
Learn more about matrices.

Basic Information About Matrices

How to Operate With Matrices

Determinants

Using Matrices When Solving System of Equations


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

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


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


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
