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MAT 089A Excursions in Mathematics - A

Credit Hours: 3Effective Term: Fall 2017SUN#: NoneAGEC: None |
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures 3 LabsTimes for Credit: 3Grading Option: A/F OnlyCross-Listed: |

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes |
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1. (Application Level) Perform the basic operations with numbers of the real number system by applying mathematical rules. (CSLO 2 & 4)
2. (Application Level) Write and solve linear equations and inequalities with one variable using the addition and multiplication properties. (CSLO 2 & 4) 3. (Application Level) Use geometric formulas for area and volume to write literal equations, and to solve for one variable. (CSLO 2 & 4) 4. (Application Level) Write linear equations given two points; or the slope and a point in each linear form: Point-Slope, Slope Intercept and Standard. (CSLO 2 & 4) 5. (Application Level) Graph 2-variable linear equations and inequalities in the Cartesian Coordinate Plane. (CSLO 2 & 4) 6. (Application Level) Determine the slope of a line and use the slope to tell whether two lines are parallel or perpendicular. (CSLO 2 & 4) 7. (Application Level) Use function notation and evaluate and recognize functions. (CSLO 2 & 4) 8. (Application Level) Solve systems of linear equations by methods of graphing, substitution, and elimination. (CSLO 2 & 4) 9. (Application Level) Apply the laws of exponents, such as squares, cubes, to the power of x, based on nested or compound operations, to simplify problems involving the product and/or quotient of expressions with exponents, and to express answers without any negative exponents. (CSLO 2 & 4) 10. (Application Level) Perform the basic operations with polynomials, including add, subtract, multiply, and divide. (CSLO 2 & 4) 11. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate problems involving scientific notation, including converting numbers expressed as scientific notation to standard notation and vice versa. (CSLO 2 & 4) 12. (Application Level) Utilize various factoring techniques to completely factor and solve polynomials, using mathematical concepts such as the Greatest Common Factor and grouping techniques. (CSLO 2 & 4) 13. (Application Level) Perform the basic operations with rational expressions, including determining the domain of rational expressions. (CSLO 2 & 4) |

Internal/External Standards Accreditation |

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