Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
explain or use examples of keywords such as fraction, numerator, denominator, of (multiplication), proper fraction, improper fraction, mixed number, equivalent fractions, LCD, LCM, reciprocal, prime, composite, GCF, simplify;
identify common fraction as part of a whole;
relate common fractions to decimals;
use a graphic to show a proper fraction (ex: a drawing);
use a graphic to show a mixed number;
reduce proper fractions;
convert improper fractions to mixed numbers;
convert mixed numbers to improper fractions;
write equivalent fractions;
write mixed numbers as improper fractions;
multiply proper fractions;
multiply improper fractions;
multiply mixed numbers;
divide proper fractions;
divide improper fractions;
divide mixed numbers;
solve multiplication word problems using fractions;
solve division word problems using fractions;
find lowest common multiple;
find greatest common factors;
express a number as a product of prime factors;
add proper fractions with like denominators;
add proper fractions with different denominators;
add mixed numbers with like denominators;
add mixed numbers with different denominators;
subtract proper fractions with like denominators;
sub
tract proper fractions with different denominators;
subtract mixed numbers with like denominators;
subtract mixed numbers with different denominators;
subtract fractions with borrowing;
solve addition word problems using fractions;
solve subtraction word problems using fractions;
convert fraction to decimals;
convert decimals to fractions;
compare fractions to decimals (<,>,=,¡Á);
compare decimals to fractions (<,>,=, ¡Á);
compare fractions (<,>,=, ¡Á);
compare fractions and mixed numbers (<,>,=,¡Á);
divide a whole into parts (pizza, cake);
apply operations with fractions to recipes (double, half);
determine whether it is more appropriate to express a number as a decimal or common fraction in a given situation (ex: $2.50 rather than 2 1/2 dollars );
calculate perimeter of squares with correct formula;
calculate perimeter of rectangles with correct formula;
calculate area of squares with correct formula;
calculate area of rectangles with correct formula;
use critical thinking skills;
independently set goals;
independently track progress;
apply logical thinking to fractional operations;
build math confidence;
move onto other tasks while waiting for help;
write tests in a variety of formats;
locate and correct errors; and
manage frustrations of learning.
Level VI Outcomes
It is expected that students should be able to:
explain or use examples of keywords such as ratio and proportion: ratio, rate, proportion, percent, of, commission, tax, discount, simple interest;
compare fractions, decimals and percents;
write the relationship between two numbers or quantities as a ratio;
write the relationship between two numbers or quantities with different units as a rate;
write proportion as a statement of equivalence between two ratios;
determine if a proportion is true using both common denominators and cross multiplying;
solve a proportion for a missing term;
convert a decimal to a percent;
convert a percent to a decimal;
convert a fraction to a percent;
convert a percent to a fraction;
find a percent of a number;
find what percent one number is of another;
find a number when a percent is given;
apply ratio and proportion to solve problems involving reallife situations including percent increase and decrease;
read and obtain information from a bar graph;
read and obtain information from a line graph;
read and obtain information from a circle graph;
read and obtain information from a table;
recognize percent notation as a denominator of 100;
express the relationship between two numbers as a percent;
estimate percentages (mental shopping);
calculate discounts on purchases;
calculate tips on service;
calculate tax;
calculate wage increase;
calculate budget;
explain or show with examples the different elements of a graph;
identify bar graph;
identify line graph;
identify circle graph;
identify pictograph;
identify histogram;
read and obtain information from a bar graph;
read and obtain information from a line graph;
read and obtain information from a circle graph;
read and obtain information from a table;
set further numeracy goals;
use critical thinking skills;
build math confidence;
move on to other tasks while waiting for help;
write tests in a variety of formats;
locate and correct errors;
use strategies to manage testtaking anxiety;
manage frustrations of learning; and
apply logical thinking to math operations.
