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MAT 089 Excursions in Mathematics

Credit Hours: 3Effective Term: Fall 2017SUN#: NoneAGEC: None |
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures 3 LabsTimes for Credit: 3Grading Option: A, B, C, D, FCross-Listed: |

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes |
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1. (Application Level) Perform basic operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division using whole numbers, fractions, decimals and real numbers without the use of a calculator. (CSLO 2&4)
2. (Application Level) Apply the rules of ratios, proportions and percent to solve word problems. (CSLO 2&4) 3. (Application Level) Estimate solutions by using a variety of methods, i.e. front end rounding and rounding by 5. (CSLO 2&4) 4. (Application Level) Apply methods of unit conversions in and between the metric and American systems to solve problems. (CSLO 2&4) 5. (Application Level) Demonstrate appropriate use of the order of operations as they relate to real numbers. (CSLO 2&4) 6. (Application Level) Calculate measures of central tendency, i.e. mean, median and mode. (CSLO 2&4) 7. (Evaluation Level) Read and interpret line, bar and circle graphs as well as charts and tables. (CSLO 2&4) 8. (Application Level) Utilize basic geometry concepts to solve problems involving perimeter, area and volume of geometric figures. (CSLO 2&4) 9. (Knowledge Level) Find the measures of angles utilizing definitions and theorems. (CSLO 2&4) 10. (Application Level) Solve simple linear equations and inequalities. (CSLO 2&4) 11. (Application Level) Graph linear equations and inequalities in the Cartesian Coordinate Plane by using slope, points and intercepts. (CSLO 2&4) 12. (Application Level) Calculate the distance and midpoint between two points in the Cartesian Coordinate Plane. (CSLO 2&4) 13. (Application Level) Perform basic operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division using polynomials. (CSLO 2&4) 14. (Application Level) Utilize the Laws of Exponents to simplify expressions. (CSLO 2&4) 15. (Application Level) Apply the rules of scientific notation to perform calculations. (CSLO 2&4) 16. (Application Level) Solve variation problems by applying the proper formulas for direct or inverse relationships. (CSLO 2&4) 17. (Application Level) Utilize various factoring techniques to completely factor polynomials. (CSLO 2&4) 18. (Application Level) Perform basic operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division using rational expressions. (CSLO 2&4) 19. (Knowledge Level) Identify functions and the various parts of a function. (CSLO 2&4) 20. (Application Level) Calculate a function at a specific value. (CSLO 2&4) 21. (Application Level) Solve systems of linear equations in two variables using a variety of methods. (CSLO 2&4) 22. (Comprehension Level) Describe the rate of change of a linear function. (CSLO 2&4) 23. (Application Level) Solve quadratic equations by factoring. (CSLO 2&4) 24. (Application Level) Apply various strategies to solve application problems. (CSLO 2&4) |

Internal/External Standards Accreditation |

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