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MATH 049
Mathematics I


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Basic mathematical concepts with an emphasis on practical application and consumer-related word problems. Also deals with the fundamental operations of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages. Provides an introduction to measurement, graphs, exponents, integers, and informal geometry including perimeter, area, volume, and basic construction. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or instructor permission.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Solve mathematical problems involving fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, percentages, ratios, and proportions.
  • Simplify problems using integer operations.
  • Interpret written information, including graphs and application problems.
  • Understand and use creative thinking processes to support solving problems and making decisions.
  • Apply interpersonal skills in relating to others.
  • Effectively communicate mathematical ideas in both everyday and mathematical language.
  • Explain how mathematical ideas connect to other subject areas, real-life situations, and career goals.
  • Perform basic arithmetic claculations without a calculator.

  • Course Topics
  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers
  • Know and understand The Number Theory
  • Rounding and Estimating
  • Problem solving with whole numbers
  • Exponents and Order of Operations
  • Tests for Divisibility
  • Prime and Composite numbers
  • Prime Factorizations and Least Common Multiple
  • Multiplication and reducing fractions
  • Building a fraction to higher terms
  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions
  • Order of Operations with fractions
  • Complex fractions
  • Reading, writing, rounding, and estimating decimals
  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals
  • Scientific Notation
  • Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
  • Ratios and Proportions
  • Finding the unknown term in a proportion
  • Problem Solving with proportions
  • Solving percent problems using proportions
  • Applications with percents
  • Simple Interest problems
  • Adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing integers
  • Absolute Value
  • Combining like terms and evaluating expressions
  • Conversions involving metric and standard measurements
  • Finding the area and perimeter of various shapes

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    MATH 049
    Spring 2013
    1581
    Jennifer Leber
    MATH 049
    Spring 2013
    1584
    Jennifer Leber
    MATH 049
    Spring 2013
    8007
    Kimberly Gradwohl
    MATH 049
    Spring 2013
    6553
    Paul Boyd
    MATH 049
    Spring 2013
    8053
    Chris Michels


    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.