Feb 22, 2024
MATH 060 - Fundamentals of Arithmetic
Appropriate placement test score or instructor permission.
This course is designed for students who need to strengthen their skills in arithmetic. Mathematical reasoning will be used to define and solve problems. The specific course content includes topics on operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, percent’s, English and metric measurements, area, volume and perimeter of geometric objects. Effective communication of these ideas and application to everyday situations are part of the curriculum. Problem solving strategies will be stressed.
5 theory hours.
Students completing the course will have been instructed in how to do the following, evaluated on their ability to do the following, and earn a course grade based on the evaluation of their ability to do the following:
- Solve and evaluate problems involving whole numbers
- Solve, evaluate and simplify problems involving fractions and mixed numbers
- Solve, evaluate and simplify problems involving decimals
- Solve, evaluate and simplify problems involving ratios, proportions and percents
This course does not meet any degree requirements.
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