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MATH 040
Number Sense, Computation, and Math Study Skills


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Number Sense, Computation and Math Study Skills emphasizes reinforcement of the student's arithmetic background and its application to common mathematical tasks involving integers, fractions, and decimals. There will be dual emphasis on fortification of mental calculation power with minimum reliance on digital calculation and appropriate use of technology in computing. In addition to math skill content, students will be introduced to a variety of strategies designed to reduce math anxiety and improve student success. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or permission of the Mathematics Department.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Students will be able to organize numbers with regard to place values.
  • Students will be able to perform basic computations including order of operations exercises on whole numbers, integers, fractions and decimals without the use of a calculator.
  • Students will be able to use a scientific calculator to perform basic computations including order of operations exercises on whole numbers, integers, fractions and decimals.
  • Students will be able to use online resources to supplement their learning.
  • Students will demonstrate their understanding of study skills and college readiness.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    MATH 040
    Fall 2014
    1581
    Jennifer Leber
    MATH 040
    Fall 2014
    1583
    Terri Trick
    MATH 040
    Fall 2014
    6551
    Paul Boyd
    MATH 040
    Fall 2014
    8006
    Gregory Howard
    MATH 040
    Summer 2014
    8006
    Gregory Howard


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.