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# MATH 36 - Support Course for MATH& 146

Credits: 2
Support course for MATH& 146  that covers pre-college topics needed in MATH& 146 . The course must be taken concurrently with MATH& 146 . Study of linear graphing, rounding, scientific notation, exponents, order of operations, linear equation solving, square roots, and linear inequalities. The course emphasizes problem-solving techniques, critical thinking, and study skills to prepare students for statistical analysis.

Enrollment Requirement: MATH 72  with a grade of 2.5 or higher, or appropriate math placement; and concurrent enrollment in MATH& 146 . Recommended: READ 104 , ENGL 97

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

1. Convert between decimal, percentage, and fractional numbers.

1. Use order of operations to evaluate expressions including those with fractions, integer exponents, and square roots.

1. Use inequalities to represent and analyze relationships between quantities.

1. Convert numbers between scientific and standard notation.

1. Solve linear and literal equations.

1. Graph and interpret linear equations.

1. Describe study skills strategies.

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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