Problem Solving

Course: MAT126First Term: 1996 Fall
Final Term:
Current
Final Term:
2015 Fall |
Lecture 1 Credit(s) 1 Period(s) 1 Load
Credit(s) Period(s)
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AcademicLoad Formula: S |

MCCCD Official Course Competencies | |||
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1. Employ charts, tables, diagrams, and sketches to organize the information found in an application problem. (I) (II)
2. Create a mathematical model for an application problem. (I) (II) 3. Apply elementary algebraic operations to solve application problems. (I) (II) 4. Utilize estimation skills to appraise correctness of a solution to an application problem. (I) (II) 5. Solve application problems while keeping anxiety at a minimum. (I) (II) | |||

MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves
one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content
sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including
specific course requirements.
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MCCCD Official Course Outline | |||

I. Types
A. Typical application problems in intermediate algebra 1. Number 2. Rate, time, and distance 3. Mixture 4. Coin 5. Age 6. Finance 7. Work 8. Plane geometric figure B. Brain teasers II. Problem solving process A. Read problem B. Organize information 1. Sketch or diagram 2. Table or chart C. Define variable(s) D. Translate problem from words to symbols E. Write equation F. Solve equation G. Check solution | |||

MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:
6/27/1995 |

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