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Basic Arithmetic
I. Course Description
Math 02 covers arithmetical principles and computations including whole
numbers,
fractions, decimals, percents, measurement, graph interpretation , geometric
forms, and
applications. The course develops the mathematical proficiency necessary for
selected
curriculum entrance Credits not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 4 hours
per week.
II. Prerequisite:
Mathematical Placement Test.
III. Instructional Materials:
Textbook: Basic College Mathematics by Tobey and Slater; 5^{th} edition,
2005.
IV. Overall objectives:
1. Perform operations with whole numbers.
2. Introduce order of operations .
3. Perform operations with signed numbers .
4. Perform operations with rational numbers .
5. Solve proportion and percent problems.
6. Solve word problems.
7. Read and interpret graphs and tables.
8. Introduce square roots .
9. Find area and perimeter of plane figures.
V. Attendance Policy:
You are expected to attend every class section. Mathematics is a comprehensive
subject
and builds on itself. If you are unable to attend a session, contact the
instructor or a
classmate to find out what was missed. You are responsible for reading the
sections
covered that day and completing the assignments as listed on the syllabus.
VI. Supplements
1. Videotapes of lectures of each section in the book are available in the
Learning
Lab.
2. Computer tutorial and drill software of each section in the book are
available in
the Math Lab.
VII. Disability Services Policy:
Reasonable accommodations will be made for students with disabilities provided
those
students have registered with the Office of Disability Services. Present your
teacher with
the documentation.
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CLASSROOM AND LABORATORY
EMERGENCY PROCEDURES FOR FACULTY
In the event of a bomb threat, tornado, or fire, students and staff may be asked
to
evacuate the building or move to a secure location within the building.
Evacuation
routes for movement to an external location or to a shelter within the building
are posted
at the front of the room. Students should review the maps and make sure that the
exit
route and assembly location for the building are clearly understood. If you have
a
disability that may require assistance during an evacuation, please let your
faculty know
at the end of the first class.
Math 02: Basic Arithmetic
Text: Basic College Mathematics by Tobey and Slater; 5th edition.
Chapter 1:Whole Numbers
1.1 Understanding Whole Numbers
1.2 Adding Whole Numbers
1.3 Subtracting Whole Numbers
1.4 Multiplying Whole Numbers
1.5 Dividing Whole Numbers
1.6 Exponents and Order of Operations
1.7 Rounding and Estimation
1.8 Solving Applied Problems Involving Whole Numbers
Chapter 2: Fractions
2.1 Understanding Fractions
2.2 Simplifying Fractions
2.3 Converting between Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
2.4 Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers
2.5 Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers
2.6 The Least Common Denominator and Creating Equivalent Fractions
2.7 Adding and Subtracting Fractions
2.8 Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers and Order of Operations
2.9 Solving Applied Problems Involving Fractions
Chapter 3: Decimals
3.1 Using Decimal Notation
3.2 Comparing , Ordering, and Rounding Decimals
3.3 Adding and Subtracting Decimals
3.4 Multiplying Decimals
3.5 Dividing Decimals
3.6 Converting Fractions to Decimals and Order of Operations
3.7 Estimating and Solving Applied Problems Using Decimals
Chapter 4: Ratio and Proportion
4.1 Ratios and Rates
4.2 The Concept of Proportions
4.3 Solving Proportions
4.4 Solving Applied Problems Involving Proportions
Chapter 5: Percent
5.1 Understanding Percent
5.2 Changing Between Percent, Decimals and Fractions
5.3a Solving Percent Problems Using Equations
5.3b Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions
5.4 Solving Applied Percent Problems
Chapter 7: Geometry
7.1 Angles
7.2 Rectangles and Squares
7.3 Parallelograms, Trapezoids, and Rhombuses
7.4 Triangles
7.5 Square Roots
7.6 Pythagorean Theorem
7.7 Circles
7.8 Volume
Chapter 9: Signed Numbers
9.1 Adding Signed Numbers
9.2 Subtracting Signed Numbers
9.3 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers
9.4 Order of Operations with Signed Numbers
9.5 Scientific Notation
Math 02 Syllabus
Week Section Page Assignment
1
1.1  9  153 every other odd (eoo) 
1.2  20  157 eoo 
1.3  32  189 eoo 
1.4  46  189 eoo 
2
1.5  58  185 eoo 
1.6  67  197 eoo 
1.7  77  185 eoo 
1.8  93  135 odds 
3
Review  
Test #1  
2.1  115  153 eoo 
2.2  124  165 eoo, 85, 87 
4
2.3  133  173 eoo 
2.4  139  133 eoo, 4555 odd 
2.5  147  161 eoo, 6977 odd 
2.6  161  165 eoo 
5
2.7  169  145 eoo, 5563 odd 
2.8  177  141 eoo, 4551 odd, 5769 eoo 
2.9  188  121 odd 
6
Review  
Test #2  
3.1  208  157 eoo 
3.2  214  161 eoo 
7
3.3  221  165 eoo 
3.4  230  149 eoo 
3.5  240  141 eoo 
3.6  249  165 eoo 
8
3.7  257  135 odd 
4.1  274  165 eoo 
4.2  281  149 eoo 
4.3  291  153 eoo 
9
4.4  297  125 odd 
Review  
Test #3  
5.1  316  177 eoo 
Week Section Page Assignment
10
5.2  325  169 eoo, 7381 odd 
5.3A  334  153 eoo 
5.3B  342  141 eoo 
11
5.4  351  133 odd 
7.1  431  143 odd 
7.2  441  135 odd 
7.3  450  129 odd 
12
7.4  457  137 eoo 
7.5  464  129 odd 
7.6  473  129 odd 
7.7  483  145 eoo 
13
7.8  491  129 odd 
Review  
Test #4 
14
9.1  581  143 odd, 5971 odd 
9.2  588  153 eoo 
9.3  594  161 eoo 
9.4  601  135 odd 
15 Review for Exam
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