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# MATH 0010 - Basic Mathematics

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course is designed to improve the student’s computational skills with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, and signed numbers. A major emphasis of this course is to be able to perform these calculations by hand. Students will also learn to solve simple equations. Offered F, S, SS.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
1. Whole Numbers
2. Fractions
3. Decimals
4. Ratios and Proportions
5. Percent
6. Operations on Signed Numbers
7. Order of Operations
8. Pre-algebra

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate critical and logical reasoning when solving problems.
2. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and signed numbers.
3. Solve equations that contain one of the above operations.
4. Solve proportions.
5. Evaluate an arithmetic expression using the order of operations.
6. Convert between fractions, decimals, and percents.
7. Solve equations involving percents.
8. Model and solve applied problems using arithmetic.
9. Communicate clearly a problems solution and its explanation for the intended audience in terms of the problem posed.

Competency 1 (1-6)
None
Competency 2 (7-10)
None