Master Course Outline
MATH 049
Mathematics I

Credits: 5 
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50
Lecture Hours:50

Description
Basic mathematical concepts with an emphasis on practical application and consumerrelated 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, reallife 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** 
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Winter 
Spring 
Summer 
Mini 
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Winter 
Spring 
Summer 
Mini 
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*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.
