# Basic Mathematics

 COURSE TOPICS CONTACT HOURS PER TOPIC I. Operations with Whole Numbers A. Place Value  1. Reading and Writing Number Statements  2. Rounding Whole Numbers  3. Number Properties B. Fundamental Operations  1. Addition  2. Subtraction  3. Multiplication  4. Division C. Exponents D. Order of Operations E. Applications 5 II. Operating with Fractions A. Introduction B. LCD and Order Relations C. Equivalence and Simplification D. Fundamental Operations  1. Addition  2. Subtraction  3. Multiplication  4. Division F. Applications 11 III. Operating with Decimals A. Place Value  1. Reading and Writing Number Statements  2. Rounding Decimals  3. Decimals to Fractions  4. Comparing Decimals B. Fundamental Operations  1. Addition  2. Subtraction  3. Multiplication  4. Division C. Applications 8 IV. Ratios and Proportions A. Simplification of Ratios and Rates B. Unit Rates C. Solving Proportions D. Applications 4 V. Percents A. Percents to Fractions and Decimals B. Three Types of Percent Problems  1. Percent of a Number when Base and Percentage are Known  2. Base When Amount and Percentage are Known  3. Compute Percentage when Base and Rate Are Known D. Applications to Percent 11 VI. Introduction to Signed Numbers A. Fundamental Operations with Integers B. Fundamental Operations with Rational Numbers C. Order of Operations 14 VII. Introduction to Algebra A. Combining Similar Terms and Order of Operations B. Evaluating Algebraic Expressions and Formulas C. Solving Simple Linear Equations in One Unknown 5 VIII. Geometry (To be discussed with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals)A. Perimeter of Rectangles, Squares, and Triangles B. Area of Rectangles, Squares, and Triangles 2 *TOPICS NEED NOT BE COVERED IN THE SEQUENCE LISTED.
 Section 1 COURSE PREFIX AND NUMBER: MAT 0002 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS (CC): 4 CONTACT HOURS (NCC):________ COURSE TITLE: Basic Mathematics
Section 2
TYPE OF COURSE: (Click on the box to check all that apply)
 AA Elective AS Required Professional Course College Prep AS Professional Elective AAS Required Professional Course Technical Certificate Other ____ PSAV Apprenticeship General Education: (For General Education courses, you must also complete Section 3 and Section 7)
Section 3 (If applicable)
INDICATE BELOW THE DISCIPLINE AREA FOR GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES:
 Communications Social & Behavioral Sciences Mathematics Natural Sciences Humanities
Section 4
INTELLECTUAL COMPETENCIES:
 Reading Speaking Critical Analysis Quantitative Skills Scientific Method of Inquiry Writing Listening Information Literacy Ethical Judgment Working Collaboratively
 Section 5 LEARNING OUTCOMES METHOD OF ASSESSMENT • 1T he successful student should be able to: • Appreciate basic mathematics and gain confidence in their ability to learn and use basic mathematics, appropriately Demonstrated level of confidence and abilities to use basic mathematics while participating in a variety of individual and collaborative class activities, supplemental learning activities, outside assignments, quizzes and tests • Understand and perform mathematical operations with whole numbers relating to place value, fundamental operations, exponents, order of operations and applications Accurate communication about whole numbers and demonstrated proficiency to solve problems using whole numbers • Understand and perform mathematical operations with fractions relating to LCD and order relations, equivalence and simplification, fundamental operations and applications Accurate communication about fractions and demonstrated proficiency to solve problems using fractions • Understand and perform mathematical operations with decimals relating to place value, fundamental operations and applications Accurate communication about decimals and demonstrated proficiency to solve problems using decimals • Simplify ratios and rates, determine unit rates, solve proportions and apply the knowledge of ratios and proportions Accurate communication about proportions and ratios and demonstrated proficiency with related mathematical manipulations • Understand and perform mathematical operations with percents and the relationship to fractions and decimals Accurate communication about percents and demonstrated proficiency solving problems using fractions and decimals • Understand the basics of signed numbers and perform fundamental operations with integers and rational numbers and the order of operations Accurate communication about signed numbers and demonstrated proficiency solving problems with signed numbers • Understand and perform mathematical operations related to introductory algebra Accurate communication about introductory algebra and proficiency to solve simple linear equations • Understand geometry in the context of whole numbers, fractions and decimals Accurate communication about the perimeter of rectangles, squares and triangles
 Section 6 Name of Person Completing This Form: Donna Martin, Nancy Eschen, Judy Batson Date: 11/19/2007

SECTION 7 MUST BE COMPLETED FOR ALL GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES ONLY (exclude AA electives)

 Section 7 KNOWLEDGE Primary Secondary N/A VALUE Primary Secondary N/A A. Global and Historical Knowledge & Understanding Intellectual honesty •Comprehends a general knowledge of the nature, origins and contributions of major civilizations Curiosity and openness to new ideas •Comprehends the workings and interrelations of personal, business and government economies Recognition of one’s own creative potential •Comprehends political, social and economic systems and their effects upon society Acceptance of and respect for differences among people and cultures B. Cultural and Aesthetic Knowledge and Understanding •Comprehends the contributions of the arts and humanities to the human experience on a personal, national or global level Civic Engagement •Comprehends the historical development of the arts and sciences Lifelong Learning •Comprehends religious and cultural systems and their effects upon society C. Human Awareness and Understanding •Comprehends the dynamics of human behavior and the process of increasing self-awareness, growth and development •Comprehends the stages of human development and the dynamics of human relationships in diverse cultures •Comprehends the factors that promote physical, mental and social well-being D. Mathematics, Science and Technology •Comprehends the basic concepts and investigative processes of the natural sciences •Comprehends the breadth, significance and development of the mathematical sciences •Comprehends the ways science and technology have shaped and continue to reshape human cultures and the environment
 Section 8 Name of Person Completing This Form: Donna Martin, Nancy Eschen, Judy Batson Date: 11/19/2007
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