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MATH 050
Mathematics II


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Bridges the gap between arithmetic and algebra. Topics include arithmetic review, informal geometry, measurement, signed numbers, linear equations and inequalities, polynomials, and graphing. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score; grade of C- or higher in MATH 049 or instructor permission.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Perform basic arithmetic calculations without a calculator.
  • Use the scientific calculator to perform a variety of numerical calculations.
  • Solve applied problems.
  • Solve problems involving percentages, including simple and compound interest.
  • Operate with signed numbers.
  • Evaluate variable expressions and formulas.
  • Solve linear equations and inequalities.
  • Simplify expressions using the laws of exponents.
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide with polynomials.
  • Factor the greatest common factor from a polynomial.
  • Factor the difference of two squares and perfect square trinomials.
  • Graph linear equations in two variables.
  • Recognize and name points, lines, and planes.
  • Identify and classify angles and triangles.
  • Use properties of angles and triangles to solve problems.
  • Compute the perimeter, area, and volume of various figures.
  • Find the mean, median, mode, and range of a data set.
  • Interpret data from circle graphs, bar graphs, pictographs, line graphs, histograms, and frequency polygons.
  • Convert within and between the Metric and U.S. Customary measurement systems.
  • Determine if a number is divisible by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 or 10 by using an appropriate divisibility test.
  • Find the prime factorization of a composite number.
  • Use the method of prime factorization to find the least common multiple of sets of counting numbers and of sets of algebraic expressions.
  • Develop a positive attitude towards mathematics.
  • Effectively communicate mathematical ideas in both everyday and mathematical language.

  • Course Topics
  • Whole numbers and exponents
  • Integers
  • Prime numbers and fractions
  • Fractions and mixed numbers
  • Decimal numbers and square roots
  • Percent and applications
  • Translating English phrases
  • Solving equations
  • Working with formulas
  • First-degree inequalities
  • Integer exponents
  • Addition, subtraction, and multiplication with polynomials
  • Introduction to factoring polynomials
  • Graphing ordered pair of real numbers
  • Graphing linear equations
  • Statistics
  • Geometry and measurement

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    MATH 050
    Spring 2013
    8084
    William Gerke
    MATH 050
    Spring 2013
    1583
    Jennifer Leber
    MATH 050
    Spring 2013
    1585
    Steve Schwartz
    MATH 050
    Spring 2013
    8008
    Kimberly Gradwohl
    MATH 050
    Spring 2013
    9601
    Cindi Garland


    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.