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MATHM 70 - Pre-Algebra-Resource Module

Credits: 1-2
Uses self-paced, individual computer mediated learning to supplement concepts learned in MATH 70 . Recommended for students who want extra work in MATH 70  and for those who need to work on specific skills to prepare for MATH 70 . Students use software to learn standard concepts from MATH 70 . Students investigate Math Learning Center resources such as videos, computers, supplementary books, and/or drop-in tutoring to work on concepts learned in MATH 70 . A minimum of 22 hours of work must be completed to receive one credit, 44 hours for two credits. This is a pass/no credit course.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Perform operations with fractions, decimals, and integers in an algebraic environment including order of operations.
  2. Apply geometry and measurement concepts including the Pythagorean theorem.
  3. Perform operations with integer exponents.
  4. Simplify basic polynomial expressions.
  5. Solve simple equations.
  6. Calculate basic descriptive statistics.
  7. Graph points onto the Cartesian coordinate system.
  8. Use resources available to students on campus such as the Math Learning Center.

Program Outcomes
  1. Recognize which quantitative or symbolic reasoning methods are appropriate for solving a given problem.
  2. Correctly implement the quantitative or symbolic reasoning methods that are appropriate for solving a given problem.
  3. Translate data into various formats such as symbolic language, equations, graphs, and formulas.


College-wide Outcomes
  • 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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