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# MTH 010 - Whole Numbers, Fractions, Decimals

3 Credit(s)

Students will review whole number skills and learn to compute with fractions and decimals. Concepts, problem solving, and applications will be integrated into the curriculum to increase students' abilities and to extend their understanding of basic math principles in preparation for higher level math courses. Effective math study strategies and math anxiety issues will be discussed to increase students' confidence in their abilities to succeed in math classes and to use math in daily life. MTH010 is intended for students who need to strengthen their basic math skills before moving on to MTH 020 .

Prerequisite: Placement test or instructor consent
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers
2. Identify characteristics of even, odd, prime, and composite numbers
3. Solve real world application problems using whole numbers
4. Order whole numbers using < and >
5. List factors and multiples of a given number
6. Compute problems using the order of operations
7. Use math vocabulary
8. Compute area and perimeter of rectangles using whole numbers
9. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions with like and unlike denominators
10. Reduce fractions
11. Compare fractions using <, > or =
12. Convert fractions to decimals
13. Solve real world problems using fractions
14. Compute area and perimeter of rectangles using fractions
15. Use vocabulary of fraction terms
16. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide using decimals
17. Identify place value in decimal numbers
18. Compare decimals using <, > or =
19. Convert decimals to fractions
20. Solve real world application problems using decimals
21. Compute area and perimeter of rectangles using decimals
22. Selects appropriate math study strategies
23. Monitors and evaluates personal confidence progress
24. Utilizes appropriate math resources