2 Unit Mathematics Online Bridging Course

Welcome to the 2 Unit online mathematics bridging course.

Each day consists of audio visual modules on a number of mathematical topics for you to play and study. These modules are supplemented by notes and links to other useful sites. We have also included a booklet of exercises for you to work through, with solutions to selected exercises available each day.


2 Unit Mathematics Bridging Course Exercise Booklet


We have included a version of the modules without a commentary if you prefer.

NB: If you use a Mac you may need to download some software such as VLC to play the audio visual modules.

Day 1 – Introduction to functions

Audio visual modules

Modules without a commentary

Additional materials and solutions to selected exercises


Day 2 – Linear functions

Audio visual modules

Modules without a commentary

Additional materials and solution to selected exercises


Day 3 – Factorisation and solving quadratic equations

Audio visual modules

Modules without a commentary

Additional materials and solutions to selected exercises


Day 4 – Introduction to the derivative

Audio visual modules

Modules without a commentary

Additional materials and solution to selected exercises


Day 5 – Derivative of a general polynomial function and applications of the derivative

Audio visual modules

Modules without a commentary

Additional materials and solutions to selected exercises


Day 6 – Second derivatives and their applications

Audio visual modules

Modules without a commentary

Additional materials and solutions to selected exercises


Day 7 — Index laws and power law of differentiation

Audio visual modules

Modules without a commentary

Additional materials and solutions to selected exercises


Day 8 — The exponential function and derivatives

Audio visual modules

Modules without a commentary

Additional materials and solutions to selected exercises


Day 9 — More rules of differentiation

Audio visual modules

Modules without a commentary

Additional materials and solutions to selected exercises


Day 10 — The circular functions

Audio visual modules

Modules without a commentary

Additional materials and solutions to selected exercises


Day 11 — Inverse functions and the logarithm function

Audio visual modules

Modules without a commentary

Additional materials and solutions to selected exercises


Day 12 — Absolute value

Audio visual module

Module without a commentary

Additional materials and solutions to selected exercises