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Mathematics (MATH) 101

Transitional Mathematics (Revision 3)



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A background with solid basic mathematical skills up to and including either an academic-stream grade 11 level or an applied mathematics grade 12 level of expertise, or their equivalents.
Students looking for a basic mathematics refresher are advised to request access to the AU Math Centre through the Math Site. It is a self-study program with opportunities for self-assessment and, upon request, is available at no extra cost for AU students.

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MATH 101 is not available for challenge.


Students must use a calculator capable of performing logarithms and exponents. A graphing calculator capable of plotting graphs is also desirable, but not necessary. To ease communication with a tutor, it is desirable that each student have an e-mail account.

Students who successfully complete this course may obtain credit, in many universities and colleges across Canada, for having completed the equivalent of an academic-stream grade 12 high school mathematics program. Please check with your post-secondary institution.

Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized study counterparts.

Opened in Revision 3, December 10, 2014

Updated August 14, 2023

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