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MATH 070A
Proportional Reasoning and Applications


Credits: 2.5- 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Introduces students to beginning problems solving methods. Proportional reasoning and the use of appropriate formulae to model and solve problems is emphasized. Prerequisite: Grade of C- or higher in Math 40, appropriate score on placement exam, or permission of the Mathematics Department.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Students will be able to solve problems by setting up proportions and solving for unknowns.
  • Students will be able to convert measurements from one set of units to another when given conversion factors.
  • Students will be able to convert between simple word phrases and mathematical notation.
  • Students will be able to convert between percents, decimals, and fractions.
  • Students will be able to model and solve problems involving percents.
  • Students will be able to evaluate appropriate formulae when given a formula list.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    MATH 070A
    Winter 2015
    0866
    Jennifer Leber
    MATH 070A
    Winter 2015
    6842
    Paul Boyd
    MATH 070A
    Winter 2015
    9601
    Julie Wheeler
    MATH 070A
    Fall 2014
    1492
    Margaret Gary
    MATH 070A
    Fall 2014
    5742
    John Hough


    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.