Master Course Outline
MATH 050
Mathematics II

Credits: 5 
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50
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
Firstdegree 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 
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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.
