House Bill 2504 Spring 2011 Course Syllabus MATH-0312-15 (Pre-Algebra)
Spring 2011 Course Syllabus
|Instructor||Steele, Sherry Gale|
|Course ID #||10617|
|Course Description||The study of whole numbers,intergers,fractions, decimals, variable expressions, first-degree equations, ratios, rates, proportions and percents.|
|Course Prerequisites||Direct placement through standardized testing|
|Required Textbooks||PreAlgebra, Elayn Martin-Gay, 6th Edition, Pearson|
*Students will learn to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, integers, fractions and decimals.
*Students will learn to simplify numeric and algebraic expressions.
*Students will learn to solve linear equations in one variable involving whole numbers, integers, fractions and decimals.
*Students will solve related application problems.
All assignments managed by the MyLabsPlus online learning system.
HOMEWORK: Each section of the textbook covered in class lecture has a corresponding homework assignment.
CHAPTER TESTING: Each chapter covered in class lecture has a corresponding Chapter Test.
FINAL EXAM: The cummulative final exam is given per College schedule.
1.2 Place Value and Names for Numbers
1.3 Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers
1.5 Multiplying Whole Numbers
1.6 Dividing Whole Numbers
1.7 Exponents and Order Of Operations
1.8 Variables, Algebraic Expressions & Equations
2.1 Introduction to Integers
2.2 Adding Integers
2.3 Subtracting Integers
2.4 Multiplying and Dividing Integers
2.5 Order of Operations
2.6 Solving Equations
3.1 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
3.2 Equations: Addition & Multiplication Properties
3.3 Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
3.4 Linear Equations and Problem Solving
4.1&4.2 Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers
4.3 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
4.4 Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions
4.5 Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions
4.6 Complex Fractions and Order of Operations
4.8 Solving Equations Containing Fractions
5.1 Introduction to Decimals
5.2 Adding and Subtracting Decimals
5.3 Multiplying Decimals
5.4 Dividing Decimals
5.5 Fractions, Decimals, and Order of Operations
5.6 Equations Containing Decimals
5.7 Decimal Applications: Mean, Median, & Mode
6.1 Ratios and Rates
6.3 Proportions and Problem Solving
7.1 Percents, Decimals, and Fractions
7.2 Solving Percent Problems with Equations
7.4 Applications of Percent
7.5 Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount
|Attendance Policy||Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. A student is allowed four (4) absences (300 minutes) for any purpose. Each additional 75 minutes absent will reduce your final average by one full letter grade. Late arrivals and early departures will have these missed class minutes deducted from the 300 minute total. Students that are not in compliance with these attendance standards may be dropped from the class.|
|Determination of Final Grade||
*Chapter Homework - 25%
Chapter Testing - 50%
Final Exam - 25%
*Students enrolled in a co-requisite lab will receive 1/2 of their Chapter Homework average based on the numbers of lab hours completed. These students must complete the minimum number of hours required or they cannot pass the course.*
|Final Exam Date||May 12, 2011 - 11:00 AM|
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