Jul 11, 2020
MATH 062 - Review of Arithmetic Credits: 5
Study of the basic operations of arithmetic and an overview of basic geometry concepts. Topics include whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratios, proportions, place value, roots, and basic concepts related to measurements and geometry. Incorporates hands-on manipulatives and study skills related to learning math concepts.
Prerequisite: TS 053 or appropriate math placement.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, fractions and decimals, solve application problems, and apply the order of operations.
- Convert between percents, decimals and fractions, and solve percent problems and proportions.
- Calculate square roots.
- Calculate natural number exponents.
- Understand and apply the appropriate geometry formulas involving perimeter, circumference, area and volumes of basic shapes.
- Convert units of measurement within the standard and metric systems.
- Recognize which quantitative or symbolic reasoning methods are appropriate for solving a given problem.
- Correctly implement the quantitative or symbolic reasoning methods that are appropriate for solving a given problem.
- Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.
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