MATH070 - Basic Mathematics Concepts

General

Prefix
MATH
Course Number
070
Course ID
00013767
Course Level
Undergraduate
Instruction Mode
Lecture
Department(s)
Mathematics & Statistics
Description
An integrated review of basic algebraic and geometric concepts. Emphasis on problem solving, writing to explain methods and solutions, and collaborative learning. Course credits apply towards financial aid requirements and GPA (grade point average), but do not count towards graduation. Offered by the Math Skills Center.
Cross Listed Courses

Prerequisites

No Requisites

Credits

Min
3
Max
3
Repeatable
No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course
No
MN Goal Designation(s)
-
Cultural Diversity
No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome
Solve formulas for a specified variable and solve equations and applications involving linear, proportion and inequality problems.
Outcome
Calculate perimeter, area and volume of basic and irregular geometric figures and generate lengths of corresponding sides on similar triangles.
Outcome
Calculate conversions for the American and metric systems involving length, weight/mass, capacity, temperature and time.
Outcome
Simplify algebraic expressions using the correct order of operations and perform algebraic operations on fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, percents, square roots, exponents and polynomials (factor, add, subtract, multiply and divide).
Outcome
Graph linear equations and inequalities; determine slope and intercepts; and write linear equations when given slope and an ordered pair or two ordered pairs.
Outcome
Solve quadratic equations and applications by factoring and the quadratic formula.

Dependencies

No dependencies