Basic Numeracy: Beginner's Guide to Mathematics
What you'll learn
- Ability to use, understand, interpret and work with numbers
- Acquire essential numeracy skills
- Learn basic mathematical tools and skills to apply in day-to-day decision making
- Equip learners with necessary foundation for advanced learning in mathematical sciences
- Introduction to basic financial mathematics
- Learners will learn how to boast their confidence when faced with mathematical challenges
- Any adult learner keen to learn mathematics, No prior mathematical background is necessary.
The course is targeted towards adult learner's in need of mastering the fundamentals and basics required to get ready for higher courses in Mathematics and other mathematically inclined courses such as Economics, Statistics, Accounting and Physical Sciences. learners should expect to have their ability to understand and interpret numbers enhanced. The course also seeks to boast learner's confidence when faced with mathematical questions and challenges. The learners should expect their ability to make day to day decisions to also improve drastically. In this course we cover numbers and variable operations where learners will learn the foundation of numbers and various operations. We also elaborate and unpack linear equations where straight lines will be covered in detail from the theory of Cartesian planes to successfully plotting straight lines in the most simplistic manner, Expression’s simplification, solving for the unknown variable and manipulating equations will also be taught and lastly the Introduction to Financial mathematics mainly focusing on Simple Interest and Compound Interest are also covered in detail. For learners to successfully comprehend the course, no much mathematical knowledge is required since the course aims on ensuring that mathematical literacy is taught in the most simple and passionate manner to help students successfully have a great journey in mathematics.
Who this course is for:
- Adult beginners in need of enhancing their numerical skills
I am Kopano Jimmy Mokoma, A Mathematics and Statistical Sciences Graduate and Microsoft Certified Professional. I work in the financial sector as a Data Scientist and as an Analysis Capability lead with work experience ranging from Statistical Services, Teaching, Telecommunications, Revenue Services, and the Engineering space where I worked as an engine room attendant in one of the capable Navies in Africa. I have been in the tutoring business for more than seven years and I have helped quite a handful of students succeed in their studies. I am passionate about teaching and facilitating learning. Teaching while effectively transferring knowledge is one career that I will do for my lifetime. I believe in a careful, attentive observation, and precise assessment of how best to share knowledge in the most simplistic way possible to learners.