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MATH 0002 - Technical Mathematics Review

Mathematics Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

An online review course for students who have completed Grade 12 high school mathematics but more than 5 years ago. This course prepares students to write the BCIT Mathematics Competency Test which can be used to meet math entrance requirements for selected BCIT programs.



This course was retired after the Fall 2018 term and is no longer offered through BCIT Part-time Studies.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Use the rules for approximate number calculations.
  • Convert and reduce units.
  • Operate with signed numbers.
  • Manipulate and simplify algebraic expressions.
  • Solve simple, quadratic and simultaneous linear equations.
  • Solve problems using algebraic variation.
  • Apply mensuration formula to solve geometric problems.
  • Solve geometric problems using Pythagoras’ Theorem and similar triangles.
  • Graph simple algebraic functions.
  • Use the fundamental laws of algorithms to solve exponential and logarithmic problems.
  • Solve triangles using trigonometry.
  • Determine the resultant of two or more vectors.

Effective as of Winter 2011

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Registration News

Registration is currently open for the Winter 2019 term.

The sneak preview for the Spring/Summer 2019 term starts Fri, Feb 15 at 8:30 am (PST).

Students may register for Spring/Summer 2019 term courses online, by phone, mail or in-person starting Wed, Feb 20 at 9:00 am (PST).

Classroom Locations

Classroom locations are subject to last minute changes. Please check the Part-time Studies Classroom Locations listing at on the first day of any course you are registered for.

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