# Foundation Diploma in Mathematics - Business and Commerce Free Course

• Description
• Outcome
• Certification
• This free diploma course provides students with the mathematical knowledge and skills needed to study Business or Commerce at third-level. The course consists of maths tutorial videos in which qualified maths teachers resolve problems in real-time. Furthermore, a comprehensive assessment tests students on all aspects of mathematics which are related to Business & Commerce. This course will appeal to third-level students who are lacking confidence in their mathematical knowledge and skills. This course will also appeal to students who are re-entering 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 third-level 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, Certificate or PDF.

Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

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• An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
• An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
• A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

###### Modules List( 11 )
• FOUNDATION DIPLOMA IN MATHEMATICS - BUSINESS AND C...
• Module 1: Introduction to Mathematics
• 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
• 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
• 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
• 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
• Arrangements
• Arrangements and Selections
• The Binomial Distribution
• Module 6: Foundation Diploma in Mathematics - Business and Commerce: First Assessment
• Foundation Diploma in Mathematics Business & Commerce - First Assessment
• Module 7: Matrices
• Basic Information About Matrices
• How to Operate With Matrices
• Determinants
• Using Matrices When Solving System of Equations
• Module 8: Statistics
• Histograms – Understanding Areas
• Mean of Grouped Frequency Tables
• Cumulative Frequency and the Ogive
• Cumulative Frequency, Quartiles
• Module 9: Introduction to 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
• Foundation Diploma in Mathematics - Business & Commerce - Second Assessment
• END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
• Module 11: Foundation Diploma in Mathematics - Business and Commerce: Final Assessment
• Foundation Diploma in Mathematics - Business & Commerce - Final Assessment
###### Topics List ( 7 )
Module 1: Introduction to Mathematics
Introduction to Foundation Level mathematics in Business and Commerce.
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Module 2: Algebra
Learn more about algebra.
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Module 3: Equations, Functions and Graphs
Learn more about equations, functions and graphs.
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Module 4: Calculus
Learn more about calculus.
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Module 5: Probability and Binomial Distribution
Learn more about probability and the Binomial distribution.
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Module 6: Foundation Diploma in Mathematics - Business and Commerce: First Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
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Module 7: Matrices
Learn more about matrices.
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Module 8: Statistics
Learn more about statistics.
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Module 9: Introduction to Business Mathematics
Learn more about business mathematics.
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Module 10: Foundation Diploma in Mathematics - Business and Commerce: Second Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
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Module 11: Foundation Diploma in Mathematics - Business and Commerce: Final Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
##### Course Features
• Duration

6-10 Hours

• Publisher

Advance Learning

• Video

Yes

• Audio

Yes

• Assessment

Yes

• Certification

Yes

• Price

Free

• Reward

250 Pts

• Responsive

No