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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
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MATH 0015 - Basic Mathematics Review

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course is designed to provide an opportunity for a concentrated review of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percent, and signed numbers. A major emphasis of this course is to be able to perform these calculations by hand. Students will also be able to solve simple equations.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): Assessment score placement into MATH 0010  and a score of 50-75 on the Elementary Algebra Test.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

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

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 problem¿s solution and its explanation for the intended audience in terms of the problem posed.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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