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B Simplifying algebraic expressions - Maths for science and technology. How do you feel about the mathematics in your course materials?

B Simplifying algebraic expressions - Maths for science and technology

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. Other students have said: When I'm faced with a triangle, I never know which trig ratio to use.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. 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.

1.1.3 Health issues of studying online - Living with the internet: Learning online. This unit provides an introduction to learning online.

1.1.3 Health issues of studying online - Living with the internet: Learning online

The unit discusses the basics of online study, including file management and ensuring you are using a PC in a safe and healthy way. You will then be invited to assess your style of learning and consider how you can ensure you are ‘computing with confidence’. This unit is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Living with the net: using computing to enrich your life (T180) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in this subject area30 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip31)] . 9.1 Reflection and the four main phases of learning how to learn - Learning how to learn. 6.3 Making a self-assessment - Learning how to learn. 6.2 Monitoring your performance - Learning how to learn.

5.3 Monitoring your progress - Learning how to learn. 3.2 A summary of the phases and activities of learning how to learn - Learning how to learn. Join in with Extending and developing your thinking skills.