MATH 0020  Basic Mathematics and PreAlgebra Lab Academic Division: Liberal Arts Academic Discipline: Mathematics Assistant Dean: Steve Haynes PhD 1 Credit(s) This supplementary lab is designed to provide additional practice and consultation in basic operations involving whole numbers, integers, decimals and fractions; solving basic equations; ratio and proportion; percentage; simplifying polynomials; measurement including the metric system; perimeters, areas, and volumes of geometric figures; square root; and descriptive statistics. MATH0020 is graded pass (P) or no pass (NP). P/NP 2 Lab Hour(s) Required Concurrent Course(s): Qualifying Placement test score. CoRequisite MATH 0073
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CollegeWide Learning Outcomes 
Assessment   How it is met & When it is met 
Communication – Written 

Communication – Speech 

Intercultural Knowledge and Competence


Critical Thinking 

Information Literacy 

Quantitative Literacy 

Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes 
Assessment   How it is met & When it is met 
1. Read, write, add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and integers

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2. Simplify expressions using the order of operations 
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3. Read, write, add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions (reducing when needed), changing mixed numbers to fractions and vice versa and simplifying fractions

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4. Read, write, add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals, compare and convert fractions and decimals

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5. Convert between decimals/fractions and percent’s 
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6. Solve basic linear equations and proportions 
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7. Evaluate radical expressions 
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8. Solve percent problems and simple interest problems 
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9. Translate verbal expressions into algebraic expressions or equations and solve mixture and uniform motion problems

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10. Plot points, graph linear equations and calculate the slope of a straight line

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11. Add, subtract and multiply polynomials, evaluate and simplify expressions with integer exponents using the order of operations and use scientific notation

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12. Factor common factors and trinomials with a leading coefficient of one

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13. Convert measurements within the metric system 
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14. Calculate perimeters, areas, and volumes problems of geometric figures

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15. Use the Pythagorean Theorem and square root concept to calculate unknown sides of right triangles

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16. Find the mean, mode and median of a group of numbers 
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87 89 B+
83  86 B
80 82 B
77 79 C+
73  76 C
70 72 C
67 69 D+
63  66 D
60 62 D
00 59 F
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