Fundamentals of Arithmetic
Equivalent to: MAT 1040 (2008-2009)
Prerequisite: COMPASS/ACT math placement test results
appropriate for this course within the last two years.
This course is for students who need to learn basic arithmetic
skills. No calculators will be used. Topics include operations with whole
numbers, fractions, decimals, integers, exponents; square roots; order of
operations; conversion between fractions, decimals and percents; solving
1-step equations. Applications include units of measurement and conversion
between units in same system; proportions; averages; area and perimeter of
rectangles and squares; percent problems.