
Free Course

XSIQ

34 Hours

Assessment

Certification

Academic  Secondary  Level 1

50 Pts
Sequences, Series and Equations in Mathematics

Description

Outcome

Certification

This free online course is the second of our UpperSecondary Mathematics suite of courses. It covers ratio and proportion, geometric sequences, arithmetic series, difference equations, linear programming, geometry, trigonometry, and graphs. This course is suitable for all math students revising for exams. It is also suitable for anyone with an interest in Mathematics.

On completing of this course you will be able to calculate arithmetic sequences, geometric sequences, geometric series, difference equations and more successfully. You will understand the positive and negative gradient in straight line graphs. You will be able to find the equation of a straight line and know how to interpret graphs effectively. You will gain a good knowledge of trigonometry such as rightangled triangles, area of a triangle, the sine rule, cosine rule, Pythagoras' theorem, surface area, and volume. You will know how to simplify ratios and much more.

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Modules List( 18 )

Module
1 Arithmetic sequences
Arithmetic Sequences This free online course covers topics related to arithmetic sequences.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

Arithmetic sequences
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Find a particular term in an arithmetic sequence
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How many terms in this arithmetic sequence?
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Show that the sequence is arithmetic
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Solving arithmetic sequences simultaneously
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Summing up arithmetic sequences
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Is this an arithmetic sequence?
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Example (b)
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Example (c)
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Example (d)
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Module
2 Arithmetic series
Arithmetic seriesThis free online course covers the arithmetic series.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

Arithmetic series
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Finding the sum of an arithmetic series
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Finding the sum of an arithmetic sequence
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Module
3 Geometric sequences
Geometric sequencesThis free online course covers topics related to geometric sequences.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

Geometric sequences
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Is this a geometric sequence?
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Find a term in an increasing geometric sequence
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Find a term in a decreasing geometric sequence
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Which term has that value?
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Example (b)
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Example (c)
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Example (d)
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Module
4 Geometric series
Geometric seriesThis free online course covers topics related to the geometric series.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

Geometric series
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Infinite geometric series
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Find the sum of an increasing geometric sequence
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Find the sum of a decreasing geometric sequence
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How many terms until the sum exceeds 2000?
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Find the sum of an infinite geometric series
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Sum a geometric series to infinity
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Module
5 Difference equations 1
Difference equations 1This free online course covers topics related to difference equations.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

Applications of sequences and series
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Making rungs for a ladder
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Growing Town
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Module
6 Difference equations 2
Difference equations 2This free online course covers topics related to difference equations.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

Difference equations
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Generating a sequence from a difference equation
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Difference equations that represent arithmetic sequences
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Difference equations that represent geometric sequences
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Generate the first 4 terms of a sequence
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Generate the first 4 terms of another sequence
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Find a general expression for the nth term
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Find a general expression for the nth term
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Module
7 Difference equations 3
Difference equations 3This free online course covers topics related number patterns.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

Other first order difference equations
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Solving difference equations
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Find a general expression for the nth term
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Find the first term from a given term
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Find the first term from the second term
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Module
8 Geometry
GeometryThis free online course covers topics related to geometry.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

Intersection of half planes
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Finding maximum and minimum values
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Solving linear and programming problems
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Solving linear programming problems  example
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Example part (b)
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Module
9 Straight lines
Straight linesThis free online course covers topics related to the straight line.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

Straight line graphs
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The general equation of a straight line
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Finding the equation of a line
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Simultaneous equations
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Method 1  elimination
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Method 2  substitution
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Sketching linear equations
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Break even analysis
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Straight line graphs  gradient
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Finding the gradient given the coordinates of two points
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Elimination examples
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The break even example
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Sketching linear equations  example 1
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Sketching linear equations  example 2
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Straight line graphs  gradient example
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Module
10 Graphs
GraphsThis free online course covers topics related to graphs such as timedistance graphs and step graphs.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

Interpreting graphs
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Step graphs
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Distancetime graphs
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Module
11 Power graphs
Power graphsThis free online course is an introduction to the power graphs, and the linear representation of nonlinear graphs.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

Power graphs
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Linear representation of nonlinear graphs
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Module
12 Trigonometry 1
Trigonometry 1This free online course covers topics in trigonometry such as the sine rule and cosine rule.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

Trigonometry introduction
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Rightangled triangles
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Solving non rightangled triangles
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The sine rule
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The cosine rule
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The area of a triangle
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Example
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Example 2
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Cosine rule – Example 1
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Cosine rule – Example 2
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Module
13 Trigonometry 2
Trigonometry 2 This free online course covers topics related to trigonometry, including surface area and volume, and Pythagoras' theorem. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

Pythagoras' theorem
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Pythagoras in 3 dimensions
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Similar figures
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Surface area and volume
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Similar figures example
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Surface area and volume: example 1
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Surface area and volume: example 2
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Module
14 Pythagoras and bearings
Pythagoras and bearingsThis free online course is an introduction to topics related to Pythagoras.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

The tomb of Pythagoras activity
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Angles of elevation and depression
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Directions and bearings
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Contour maps
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Traverse surveys
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Compass bearings
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True Bearings
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Bearings application example
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Field survey example
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Field survey example continued
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Bearings yachting example
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Module
15 Ratio and proportion
Ratio and proportionThis free online course covers topics related to ratios and proportions.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

Ratio and proportion
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Simplifying ratios
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Expressing ratios as a percentage
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Dividing quantities in a given ratio
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Applications of ratio and proportion
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Map scales
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Dilution factors
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Photography
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Gears
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Finding x values in ratios
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Map scales: how far is that?
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Dilution: drug strength
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Photographing a tree
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Gearing up... gearing down
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Module
16 Ratio and proportion gears
Ratio and proportion gearsThis free online course contains a video relating to ratio and proportion gears.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

The gears video
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Module
17 Further Maths Glossary
Further Maths GlossaryThis free online course is a glossary for maths.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.

Glossary
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Assessment

Assessment

Core Mathematics 2 Assessment
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