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Assessment 4

Assessment 4 will be on this Wednesday, 25 November 2015.

The following class groups will sit the assessment at 17:15 (arrive around 17:05):

  • DNET1, WEB1, DCOM1-A

The following group will sit the assessment at 18:15 (arrive around 18:05)

  • DCOM1-B

Keep an eye on your CIT Blackboard and email for the latest and definitive assessment information. Chapter 4 of the manual will be examined in Assessment 4. Sections that we skipped are not examinable.

Week 10

We looked at scientific notation, unit conversion and logarithms.

Week 11

We will finish our study of logarithms and begin our study of coordinate geometry.

Study

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Student Resources

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Assessment 4

Assessment 4 will be on this Wednesday, 25 November 2015.

The following class groups will sit the assessment at 17:15 (arrive around 17:05):

  • DNET1, WEB1, DCOM1-A

The following group will sit the assessment at 18:15 (arrive around 18:05)

  • DCOM1-B

Keep an eye on your CIT Blackboard and email for the latest and definitive assessment information. Chapter 4 of the manual will be examined in Assessment 4. Sections that we skipped are not examinable.

Week 9

We looked at functions and begin looking at indices.

Week 10

We will look at scientific notation, unit conversion and logarithms.

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I am emailing a link of this to everyone on the class list every week. If you are not receiving these emails or want to have them sent to another email address feel free to email me at jpmccarthymaths@gmail.com and I will add you to the mailing list.

Assessment 3

Assessment 3 will be on this Wednesday, 11 November 2015.

The following class groups will sit the assessment at 17:15 (arrive around 17:05):

  • DNET1, WEB1, DCOM1-A

The following group will sit the assessment at 18:15 (arrive around 18:05)

  • DCOM1-B

Keep an eye on your CIT Blackboard and email for the latest and definitive assessment information. Chapter 3 of the manual will be examined in Assessment 3.

Week 8

We looked at quadratic and simultaneous equations.

Week 9

We will look at functions and begin looking at indices and scientific notation.

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I am emailing a link of this to everyone on the class list every week. If you are not receiving these emails or want to have them sent to another email address feel free to email me at jpmccarthymaths@gmail.com and I will add you to the mailing list.

Assessment 3

Assessment 3 will be on the Wednesday of Week 9, 11 November 2015.

The following class groups will sit the assessment at 17:15 (arrive around 17:05):

  • DNET1, WEB1, DCOM1-A

The following group will sit the assessment at 18:15 (arrive around 18:05)

  • DCOM1-B

Keep an eye on your CIT Blackboard and email for the latest and definitive assessment information. Sections 1.6, 2.1 and 2.3 of the manual are going to be examined in Assessment 2.

Week 7

DCOM

We looked at equations.

WEB/DNET

We looked at equations.

Week 8

We will look at quadratic and simultaneous equations.

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I am emailing a link of this to everyone on the class list every week. If you are not receiving these emails or want to have them sent to another email address feel free to email me at jpmccarthymaths@gmail.com and I will add you to the mailing list.

Assessment 2 Results

Pending….

Week 6

DCOM

We finished talking about statistics and then started the third chapter on algebra.

WEB/DNET

We finished talking about statistics and then started the third chapter on algebra.

Week 7

We will start talking about equations.

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I am emailing a link of this to everyone on the class list every week. If you are not receiving these emails or want to have them sent to another email address feel free to email me at jpmccarthymaths@gmail.com and I will add you to the mailing list.

Assessment 2

Assessment 2 will be on the Wednesday of Week 6, 21 October 2015.

The following class groups will sit the assessment at 17:15 (arrive around 17:05):

  • DNET1, WEB1, DCOM1-A

The following group will sit the assessment at 18:15 (arrive around 18:05)

  • DCOM1-B

Keep an eye on your CIT Blackboard and email for the latest and definitive assessment information. Sections 1.6, 2.1 and 2.3 of the manual are going to be examined in Assessment 2.

Note that DNET1’s Wednesday tutorial will run from 15:00 sharp to 15:40 due to the assessment they have afterwards.

Assessment 1 Results

have been emailed to you.

Note that in terms of the four classes I have:

DCOM1-A, DCOM1-B, DNET1 & WEB1

The order of mean-average marks of each class matched precisely the reverse order of the mean-average of attendance warnings. In other words, ranking the classes by mean mark and by best attendance record we have in both cases:

DCOM1-B, DNET1, DCOM1-A and then WEB1

WEB1 certainly need to improve their attendance record.

Week 5

DCOM

We finished talking about trigonometry and spoke about average and deviation.

WEB/DNET

We finished talking about trigonometry and spoke about average.

Week 6

DCOM

We will finish off statistics and then start the third chapter on algebra.

 WEB/DNET

We will talk about deviation and then start the third chapter on algebra.

There are no classes on Friday.

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I am emailing a link of this to everyone on the class list every week. If you are not receiving these emails or want to have them sent to another email address feel free to email me at jpmccarthymaths@gmail.com and I will add you to the mailing list.

Assessment 1

Results out this week at some stage…

Assessment 2

Assessment 2 will be on the Wednesday of Week 4, 21 October 2015.

The following class groups will sit the assessment at 17:15 (arrive around 17:05):

  • DNET1, WEB1, DCOM1-A

The following group will sit the assessment at 18:15 (arrive around 18:05)

  • DCOM1-B

Keep an eye on your CIT Blackboard and email for the latest and definitive assessment information.

Week 4

DCOM

We looked at tax and interest as well as length and area. We started talking about trigonometry.

WEB/DNET

We finished looking at the Assessment 1 material. We covered tax and interest and began talking about length, area and triangles.

Week 5

DCOM

We will finish off the section on trigonometry and then move onto statistics.

 WEB/DNET

We will finish off the section on trigonometry and then move onto statistics.

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I am emailing a link of this to everyone on the class list every week. If you are not receiving these emails or want to have them sent to another email address feel free to email me at jpmccarthymaths@gmail.com and I will add you to the mailing list.

Assessment 1

Assessment 1 will be on the Wednesday of Week 4, 7 October 2015.

The following class groups will sit the assessment at 17:15 (arrive around 17:05):

  • DNET1, WEB1, DCOM1-A

The following group will sit the assessment at 18:15 (arrive around 18:05)

  • DCOM1-B

Keep an eye on your CIT Blackboard and email for the latest and definitive assessment information.

Week 3

DCOM

In Week 2 we concluded our work for Assessment 1 by looking at percentage error. We started the Assessment 2 material by looking at VAT, Income Tax and Interest.

WEB/DNET

In Week 3 we looked at ratio and proportion, approximation and percentages.

Week 4

DCOM

We will finish off the section on percentages and then look at error. This will conclude our study of the Assessment 1 material. After this we will look at tax and interest.

 WEB/DNET

We need to look at percentage error on Tuesday to conclude our look at the Assessment 1 material. After this we will look at tax and interest.

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I am emailing a link of this to everyone on the class list every week. If you are not receiving these emails or want to have them sent to another email address feel free to email me at jpmccarthymaths@gmail.com and I will add you to the mailing list.

WEB1/DNET ONLY

There will be no 12:00 lecture tomorrow, Friday 25 September. The lecture will be rescheduled for:
  • (This) Monday 28 September 11:00 in B149 

Week 2

DCOM

In Week 2 we looked at Decimals — including long multiplication and division — Ratio & Proportion and approximation. We have just began to look at percentages.

WEB/DNET

In Week 2 we looked at Decimals — including long multiplication and division. We have just began to look at ratio and proportion.

Week 3

DCOM

We will finish off the section on percentages and then look at error. This will conclude our study of the Assessment 1 material. After this we will look at tax and interest.

 WEB/DNET

We have four lectures this week so we will first catch up by finishing ratio and proportion and then talk about approximation. Then we will look at percentages and error and this will conclude our study of the Assessment 1 material. After this we will look at tax and interest.

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I am emailing a link of this to everyone on the class list every week. If you are not receiving these emails or want to have them sent to another email address feel free to email me at jpmccarthymaths@gmail.com and I will add you to the mailing list.

Manuals

The manuals are available in the Reprographic/Copy Centre. You will need these notes for next week.

Week 1

We studied basic arithmetic, in particular we looked at the various number systems and the arithmetic of fractions in particular.

Week 2

In Week 2 we will look at Decimals — including long multiplication and division — Ratio & Proportion and probably percentages too.

Tutorials

Tutorials start properly in Week 2:

  • DCOM1 Group A: Wednesday 09:00 in C212 (with Len O’Driscoll) and Thursday 09:00 in B185 (with Frances Wood)
  • DCOM1 Group B with myself: Monday 12:00 in F1. 3 and Thursday 12:00 in B165
  • DNET1 with myself: Monday 14:00 in B248 and Wednesday 15:00 in C212
  • WEB1 with Ben O’Shaugnessy: Monday 16:00 in C212 and Thursday 15:00 in E7

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