Course Number and Title: MAT 005 Basic Mathematics
This course is a review of whole number arithmetic.
- Solve applied problems using whole numbers. (CCC 6)
- Perform order of operations using whole numbers. (CCC 6)
See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.
Upon completion of this course, the student will:
- Solve applied problems using whole numbers.
- Read and write whole numbers.
- Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers.
- Round whole numbers to a specified place value.
- Estimate sums, differences, and products of whole numbers by rounding.
- Identify factors of whole numbers.
- Classify a number as prime or composite.
- Perform order of operations using whole numbers.
- Evaluate the square root of a perfect square number.
- Estimate the square root of a non-square number.
- Evaluate exponential expressions involving whole numbers.
- Use order of operations to evaluate whole number expressions.
Students must demonstrate proficiency on all CCPOs at a minimal 75 percent level to successfully complete the course. The grade will be determined using the Delaware Tech grading system:
Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.
- Apply clear and effective communication skills.
- Use critical thinking to solve problems.
- Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
- Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
- Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the campus Disabilities Support Counselor to request an accommodation needed due to a disability. A listing of campus Disabilities Support Counselors and contact information can be found at the disabilities services web page or visit the campus Advising Center.