Course Summary
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Self-paced. Students have 60 days to complete
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 liberal arts mathematics


The course objective is to learn how to approach mathematics in a way that will positively inform the student's world. Students will learn how to use an easily understandable approach for basic math and algebra to create meaning and see the world in a new way.

Learning Outcomes:

  • solve basic arithmetic equations
  • solve or simplify multi-step arithmetic expressions
  • solve fraction and decimal arithmetic expressions
  • execute conversions between decimals, fractions, and percents to solve for real world problems
  • solve linear algebraic equations
  • solve linear inequality word problems
  • use the slope intercept form to identify coordinates, slope, and line on a graph
  • use the counting principles and probability to solve real world problems
  • solve mean, median, and mode arithmetic and real world problems
  • examine graphs to identify values and determine possible data subjectivity
  • examine common paycheck questions such as gross vs. net pay, deductions, and tax implications
  • use the power of simple and compound interest to determine the true cost/benefit of loans/investments

General Course Topics:

  • Real numbers
  • Simplifying expressions and combining like items
  • Computation with decimals and fractions
  • Converting decimals, fractions, and percents
  • Solving linear equations
  • Linear inequalities
  • Graphing linear equations
  • Counting principle and probability
  • Measures of center and spread
  • Using statistics to interpret graphs and display data
  • Understanding a paycheck
  • Loans, interest, and investments
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Computer Based Training
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Quizzes
  • Final proctored examination

Minimum Passing Score:

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