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Take a trip to infinity

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Updated 11 Apr 2014
The concept of ‘infinity’ has enchanted and perplexed the world’s leading mathematicians for centuries. Through her outreach work in schools, Dr...

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Numbers: Getting to grips with division

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Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 17 Oct 2013
Do you want to improve your ability to divide one number from another, especially if decimals are involved, without having to rely on a calculator?...

Working mathematically

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Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
This unit is aimed at teachers who wish to review how they go about the practice of teaching mathematics, those who are considering becoming...

Surfaces

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Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 18 Aug 2011
Surfaces are a special class of topological spaces that crop up in many places in the world of mathematics. In this unit, you will learn to...

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Certificate of Higher Education Open

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Certificate of Higher Education Open Copyrighted image Credit: Irochka | Dreamstime.com Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 21 Oct 2014
If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this certificate course is ideal. It’s part of our unique Open...

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Duration 3000 hours Updated 21 Oct 2014
Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a statistic we’re proud of – the BA/BSc Open is one of the most...

Certificate of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 21 Oct 2014
As well as being fascinating and intellectually rewarding, the study of mathematics is highly relevant to every aspect of modern society. Its tools...