### Success in Maths at UniSQ

#### Success in Maths for Paramedicine

To support students enrolled in paramedicine studies, The Library provides a range of activities to assist with mathematics skills.

## Quick Videos to refresh your Maths skills

### Arithmetic

Calculating with negative numbers (print handout)

This 10 minute video covers how to calculate with negative numbers.

Order of operations (print handout)

This 7 minute video covers the importance of the order of operations with examples.

Fractions (print handout)

This 16 minute video covers:

• Equivalent fractions
• Mixed numbers and improper fractions
• Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of fractions

Single Digit Long Division (print handout)

This 4 minute video shows full working for doing long division by hand.

Fraction in other forms (print handout)

This 11 minute video covers:

• the link between fractions and decimals
• converting between fractions and decimals
• percentages
• rates.

Metric conversions for weight (print handout)

This 6 minute video covers how to use use metric conversions for weight, specifically for health students.

### Algebra

Algebraic relationships (print handout)

This 9 minute video introduces:

• translating from words to symbols (relationships)
• variables and expressions
• collecting like terms

## Health QuickTips

You can also have a look at our general Mathematics QuickTips. There are also some Health specific QuickTips also:

You can also get help Mastering your calculator – free, easy to follow online booklets on a range of scientific calculators.