Dec 09, 2023
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.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Perform operations with fractions, decimals, and integers in an algebraic environment including order of operations.
- Apply geometry and measurement concepts including the Pythagorean theorem.
- Perform operations with integer exponents.
- Simplify basic polynomial expressions.
- Solve simple equations.
- Calculate basic descriptive statistics.
- Graph points onto the Cartesian coordinate system.
- Use resources available to students on campus such as the Math Learning Center.
- 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.
- Translate data into various formats such as symbolic language, equations, graphs, and formulas.
- 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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