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Basic Mathematics

Course NumberMTH 092
Credits2
Lab Hours15
Lecture Hours30
Course DescriptionPrerequisite: MATH LEVEL 1. Provides a foundation in arithmetic. Covers four fundamental operations of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Includes percentages, ratios, proportions, and applications. Does not earn credit toward graduation. (30-0)


Outcomes and Objectives

Solve a variety of real world problems.
Objectives:
  1. Solve real world problems involving whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, proportions, perimeter and area, and measurement.

Compute with and understand the meaning of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
Objectives:
  1. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers.
  2. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions.
  3. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals.
  4. Simplify numerical expressions using the order of operations.

Work with and understand the meaning of ratios, rates, proportions, and percents.
Objectives:
  1. Set-up and simplify ratios and rates.
  2. Solve proportions.
  3. Carry our fraction, decimal, and percent conversions.
  4. Solve percent equations.

Estimate and judge the reasonableness of answers.
Objectives:
  1. Estimate sums, differences, products, and quotients of whole numbers, fractions, or decimals.
  2. Estimate the percent of a number.
  3. Identify an approximate answer to an application problem prior to working it out.

Communicate effectively about mathematics.
Objectives:
  1. Use mathematics terminology effectively in writing and speaking.




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