To equip the student with the calculating and graphing skills
which they may require for other courses and/or programmes of study
(e.g. science, engineering).

215CHCOP3Certificate of Proficiency (Foundation) L1-5263CH3841Certificate in Foundation Studies L1-5311CH3458Certificate in Science L310.01Applied Sciences & Allied Health100.0state the place value of digits in whole and decimal numbersperform fraction calculations without a calculatorunderstand and be able to find factors, multiples, prime numbers and prime factorsround numbers to a given level of accuracygive estimates for calculations, and know the importance of estimatinguse a scientific calculatordraw and interpret line, bar and pie graphsunderstand and calculate with the order of operation rule, powers and standard formconvert between decimals/fractions/percentages, and perform percentage calculationsunderstand and use rates and ratiosunderstand the metric system, and carry out metric conversionsperform average calculationssolve word problems involving any of the above calculationsunderstand and calculate with directed numbersunderstand and manipulate negative and fractional indices