 Basic Course Information
 Course Description: Designed for students requiring remediation in basic mathematical operations. Topics include: basic arithmetic skills in whole numbers, integers, common fractions, decimal numbers, percentages, ratios, proportions, rates, basic geometric skills, and scientific notation.This course will not apply toward graduation requirements and will not transfer.
 Any required prerequisites: Students are placed into this course based on placement test scores.
 Student Learning Outcomes
 Students will be able to organize and consolidate their mathematical thinking through communication.Success will be measured using a variety of formative assessment strategies in a collaborative learning environment.
 Students will be able to analyze and evaluate the mathematical thinking and strategies of others. Success will be measured using a variety of formative assessment strategies in a collaborative learning environment.
 Students will apply and adapt a variety of appropriate strategies to solve problems. Success will be
measured using a variety of formative and summative assessment strategies.
 Students will monitor and reflect on the process of mathematical problem solving. Success will be
measured using a variety of formative and summative assessment strategies.
 Testing Requirements  Online Students Only
 Students are required to take the midterm and final exam at a testing center. Students should find a testing center near their current location and give the details to their instructor.
 Students are not allowed to use their book or notes while testing. Students are allowed to use a calculator while taking the exams.
 Major Course Requirements
 Major Requirement  Tests (30%), Final Exam (25%)
 Major Requirement  Homework/Quizzes (30%), Participation (5%), Labs (10%)
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 Information on Books and Other Course Materials
 Book: Prealgebra and Introductory Algebra by Franklin Wright. (NOT REQUIRED)
 Required Access Code: Students must have a Hawke’s Learning access code.
 Calculators: Calculators are not allowed in this course
 Other Policies, Procedures and important dates  See the Catalog.
 Campus Calendar
 Final exam schedule
 How to drop a class.
 Withdrawal information
 Student Conduct/Academic Integrity
 Students with disabilities
 Course Topics  Below are the main topics covered in this course. Each topic requires prerequisite knowledge; therefore other topics may also be covered to ensure student success. Topics are subject to change.
Topics 
Problem Solving with Whole Numbers
Solving Equations with Whole Numbers
Exponents and Order of Operations
Introduction to Polynomials
Introduction to Integers
Addition with Integers
Subtraction with Integers
Multiplication, Division and Order of Operations with Integers
Applications: Change in Value and Mean
Introduction to Like Terms and Polynomials
Solving Equations with Integers
Tests for Divisibility
Prime Numbers
Prime Factorization
Least Common Multiple (LCM)
Introduction to Fractions
Division with Fractions
Addition and Subtraction with Fractions
Solving Equations with Fractions
Ratios and Proportions
Measures of Center
Decimal Numbers, Fractions and Scientific Notation
Basics of Percents 
Various Lab activities exploring the application of the mathematics learned will included. 
Last Modified:
August 19, 2015
