Thinking Mathematically: Maths for adults

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Discover your inner mathematician with our mathematics courses in Sydney.

Did you choose English & the Arts while avoiding Maths and Science in high school? Find yourself losing track working out your tax and credit card interest? If mathematical problems get you shaking in your boots, then this course will allow you to tackle maths with confidence again. This course will help you understand the beauty of mathematics as an abstract, precise and logical art form with its indisputable conclusions and infinite applicability. Designed to rebuild and reinforce the knowledge and skills you may or may not have learned at school, this course will reconnect you with the foundations of maths, problem-solving techniques and explore where maths is used every day around the home, in business, outdoors and just for fun to keep the brain in shape.

Please note that we currently offer two types of courses – classroom and live online via zoom platform. If you choose our live online option, a material kit with all necessary items will be delivered to your doorstep after enrolment.

Course outcomes

By the end of this course you will have developed and be able to demonstrate an:

  • Ability to analyse and logically dissect problems, discover patterns and construct strategies to solve problems
  • An understanding of maths around the home and as a shopper
  • An enhanced understanding of time, distance and speed
  • Will be able to understand how to solve problems involving different time zones and find time through knowledge of longitude
  • An enhanced understanding of statistics and probability in everyday life

Course content

The Foundations Of Working With Numbers

  • What Is A Number?
  • Axioms of Arithmetic
  • Fractions & Percentages
  • Problem Solving – The Approaches you can use
  • Logical Problems Are Only Logical When …
  • Converting Word Problems into Simple Equations
  • Equations – Full Throttle
  • Pattern & Puzzle Solving Strategies
  • Sequences and Series

Maths in the Physical World

  • The Physics of Rates, Speed, Distance, Time and more
  • Geometry from the Ground Up
  • World Geometry

Crunching Data Into Information

  • Graphs – How to Impress with Pictures
  • Statistics & Lies
  • Probability -Should I take That Chance?

Maths Around The Home & Elsewhere

  • Percentages – 50% Off Today Only!
  • Linear Area & Volumetric Measurement around the home
  • Linear Perimeter
  • Space & Time with Renovations

Financial Mathematics

  • Which Home Loan for You?
  • Superannuation – Will There Be Enough?
  • Shares – What Is The Real Value?
  • Credit Card Interest calculations

Please bring to class

  • A calculator or phone with a calculator function
  • Pencil & Paper for working out

Please note that the class progress is dependent on how well the foundations are understood. The presentations are supported by comprehensive notes (with working explained) “Math Around the Home” and “Financial maths” are usually done as homework due to time constraints.*

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Thinking Mathematically: Maths for adults

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$349 Limited GST free / $279.20 / $314.10
Please bring a calculator or phone with calculator function.

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Course testimonials:

  • said: personable tutor real life experiences

  • said: The Tutors energy and passion for the subject was infectious The content was always stimulating and valuable

  • said: I enjoyed discovering maths again, the tutor was very knowledgeable and made the course very interesting. There was a lot to take in within the 6 weeks so i would prefer the course to be longer.

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