Essential mathematics 1 (MST124)

  • Essential mathematics 1 (MST124): section 1

    • Students can manually mark this item complete: Are you ready for MST124?

      This quiz will help you decide whether you are ready to study MST124.

      MST124 will assume that you can answer most of the questions in this quiz correctly before you start studying it.

      You can attempt the quiz as many times as you like and the questions will usually be different each time. You do not have to complete all the questions in one session.

      If you do not have an Open University computer username (OUCU), you will be asked to create one when starting this quiz.

      Please note that your activity on the quiz can be viewed by relevant Open University staff and may be used to help support your study planning, either directly or indirectly. A short overview of our data retention policy can be found on the Data protection and privacy notice page.

  • Essential mathematics 1 (MST124): section 2

    • Students can manually mark this item complete: Module description

      Links to the OU's main site.

    • Students can manually mark this item complete: Prior knowledgeBefore taking MST124, you should be...

      Prior knowledge

      Before taking MST124, you should be confident in
      • algebra
      • trigonometry
      • geometry
      for example as gained from the study of Discovering Mathematics (MU123).

      You can check your skills using the Are You Ready For quiz above.
    • Students can manually mark this item complete: Further information about MST124

      More about what you'll learn.

    • Students can manually mark this item complete: Sample extract

      By browsing through this material you should get a feel for the level of the module, its general style and approach, and some of the topics covered.

  • Essential mathematics 1 (MST124): section 3

    • If you’re already registered to study with the Open University further information is available about this module. Please note you will be asked to log in to the OU systems if you have not done so already.

      Once on the Discover page, scroll to find the appropriate module, and ...

      • how to revise and refresh your knowledge and skills for the module
      • an outline study calendar
      • sample units, so you can make a head-start

      If you aren't already registered, you might go to the Module description (see above).