Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
Outcomes For Section A:
name the digit in a specified place value;write numbers in standard and expanded form;round numbers;add and subtract whole numbers through applications;multiply whole numbers, exponents;write repeated factors in exponential form;divide whole numbers, square roots; solving equations;use order of operations to simplify expressions;explain, find, and use LCD, LCM, prime, composite, GCF, proper fractions, mixed number, improper fractions, equivalent fractions;convert improper fractions, proper fractions, mixed numbers to decimals or to each other;add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions;identify the order relation between two fractions;use the order of operations with decimals, exponents, grouping symbols, arithmetic operations;perform the four basic arithmetic operations on decimals;perform the four basic arithmetic operations on rational numbers;find the missing number in a proportion;solve ration and proportion application problems;solve linear equations in one variable;solve application problems that yield linear equations;identify terms of a polynomial, and classify polynomials by number of terms;use the exponent laws to simplify algebraic expressions involving whole number exponents;use the order of operations to evaluate variable expressions and formulas;combine like terms;add and subtract polynomials;multiply monomials and polynomials;determine the mean, median, and mode;interpret graphs (pictograph, circle graphs, bar graphs, and line graphs) and analyze data;know the appropriate vocabulary/facts about angles, triangles, rectangles, squares, and circles;find perimeters of rectilinear figures;use standard formulas to find perimeters and areas of triangles, rectangles, squares, and circles;find complementary and supplementary angles;angle sum of a triangle;find angles associated with parallel lines cut by a transversal;concepts of introductory probability;concepts of mathematics as they relate to finance;basic concepts of descriptive statistics;plot points on a coordinate system;use number pairs to name points on the coordinate system;solve consumer problems involving until prices, wages earned in various situations;simplify radicals; andadd, subtract, multiply and divide radicals.
Outcomes For Section B:
calculate the perimeter of squares, rectangles, triangles, parallelograms, trapezoids and circles with correct formula;find area of above shapes using formulas;find the surface areas of cubes, rectangular solids, right cylinders and cones, spheres, and composite solids using formulas;find the volumes of the above shapes using formulas;compare fractions, decimals, and percents;read and obtain information from a bar graph, line graph, circle graph, and table;solve consumer problems involving unit prices, wages earned in various situations, taxation simple and compound, and exchange rates;determine the mean, median, mode, and range from a set of data;define absolute value;use the common metric units for temperature, length, area, volume, capacity, and mass;convert between and within the metric and Imperial units;explain the use of variables;evaluate algebraic expressions using substitution;combine like terms and remove parentheses;solve first degree equations in one variable;read and write numbers expressed as powers;evaluate powers with integral exponents;apply laws of exponents;determine the square root of a perfect square;express a square root as a mixed radical in simplest form;approximate square roots of real numbers;solve problems involving composite shapes and solids, with reference to perimeter, area, volume, and surface area;enlarge or reduce a dimensional object according to a specified scale;distinguish between monomials, binomials, trinomials and other polynomials;evaluate polynomials by substitution;add, subtract, and multiply polynomials in one variable;factor polynomials by removing the LCF;divide a polynomial by a monomial;read, write, interpret, and compare ratios;concepts of linear equations and be able to solve systems using algebra and matrices;concept of probability and apply knowledge to solve problems;determine whether a given point is a solution to an equation in two variables;solve budget problems;solve loan and mortgage problems and determine the finance charge on a loan;read, write, and identify proportions and use them to solve problems;use rations and proportions to solve problems;draw a Cartesian coordinate system;relate slope to grade and pitch;find x and yintercepts;plot and name points in the above;determine the equation of a line, y=mx + b, given its graph, its slope and a point on the line, two pints on the line; and graph linear equations using slope yintercept, two intercepts, and a table of values.

Text and Materials:

Bittinger, M. & Penna, J. Basic College Mathematics with Early Integers Current Edition. New Market, ON. Pearson Education.Blair, J., Tobey, J., Slater, J., & Crawford, J. Prealgebra Current Edition. New Market, ON. Pearson Education.MartinGay, E. Basic College Mathematics Current Edition. New Market, ON. Pearson Education.
