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Mathematics for science and technology
Mathematics for science and technology

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6 Summary of Week 2

Now is a good time to revisit the learning outcomes for this week. Below is a summary of what you have covered.

  • You have learned that all SI units are formed from seven base SI units.
  • You have also looked at using order of magnitude to gain a rough idea of the size of a quantity.
  • You have started to gain an understanding of logarithms.
  • You considered the precision of measurements.
  • You gained an understanding of rounding using significant figures.

The next week of this course looks at the power of algebra – a tool which enables generalisation.

You can now go to Week 3 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .