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<p>How do you feel about the mathematics in your course materials? It is quite possible that you do not feel as confident as you would like. If you have not done any mathematics recently, you may feel that you need to refresh your memory or there may be a specific topic that you never really fully understood.</p><p>Other students have said:</p><div class="oucontent-quote oucontent-s-box" id="quo001"><blockquote><p>When I'm faced with a triangle, I never know which trig ratio to use.</p><p>I'm alright until I get to the point where a question asks me to use logs to solve a problem, then my mind goes blank.</p></blockquote></div><p>This course is one in a series of Student Toolkits; there are others to help you with such things as note taking, essay and report writing, effective use of English, revision and examinations, and working with charts, graphs and tables. </p><p>Find out more about studying with The Open University by <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www.open.ac.uk/courses?LKCAMPAIGN=OLSU_KeepLearning&MEDIA=_OU">visiting our online prospectus</a></span>.</p>
You're about to start a course in science and technology and you're wondering whether your level of maths is going to be enough to get you through. This unit will show you how to reflect on what you know, identify which skills you might need for your course, and help you to learn those skills using worked examples and activities.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/maths-science-and-technology/content-section-0" /> First published on Mon, 07 Jun 2010 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/maths-science-and-technology/content-section-0">Maths for science and technology</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2010
Youre about to start a course in science and technology and you're wondering whether your level of maths is going to be enough to get you through. This free course, Maths for science and technology, will show you how to reflect on what you know, identify which skills you might need for your course, and help you to learn those skills using worked examples and activities.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/maths-science-and-technology/content-section-0" /> First published on Mon, 07 Jun 2010 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/maths-science-and-technology/content-section-0">Maths for science and technology</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2010
Youre about to start a course in science and technology and you're wondering whether your level of maths is going to be enough to get you through. This free course, Maths for science and technology, will show you how to reflect on what you know, identify which skills you might need for your course, and help you to learn those skills using worked examples and activities.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/maths-science-and-technology/content-section-0" /> First published on Fri, 11 Mar 2016 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/maths-science-and-technology/content-section-0">Maths for science and technology</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2016
Youre about to start a course in science and technology and you're wondering whether your level of maths is going to be enough to get you through. This free course, Maths for science and technology, will show you how to reflect on what you know, identify which skills you might need for your course, and help you to learn those skills using worked examples and activities.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/maths-science-and-technology/content-section-0" /> First published on Fri, 15 Apr 2016 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/maths-science-and-technology/content-section-0">Maths for science and technology</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2016
<p>How do you feel about the mathematics in your course materials? It is quite possible that you do not feel as confident as you would like. If you have not done any mathematics recently, you may feel that you need to refresh your memory or there may be a specific topic that you never really fully understood.</p><p>Other students have said:</p><div class="oucontent-quote oucontent-s-box" id="quo001"><blockquote><p>When I'm faced with a triangle, I never know which trig ratio to use.</p><p>I'm alright until I get to the point where a question asks me to use logs to solve a problem, then my mind goes blank.</p></blockquote></div><p>This unit is one in a series of Student Toolkits; there are others to help you with such things as note taking, essay and report writing, effective use of English, revision and examinations, and working with charts, graphs and tables. </p>