20212022 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

MAT 082  Fundamentals of Mathematics Description: Review of basic arithmetic skills, introduction to geometric shapes and formulae, ratio and proportion, percents, measurement, and signed numbers.
Credits: 3 Lecture: 3 Course Content:
 Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers
 Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions
 Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals
 Conversion of fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions
 Ratio and proportion
 Percents
 Measurement using U.S. and metric systems
 Geometry
 Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of signed numbers
Learning Outcomes:
 Add, multiply, subtract and divide whole numbers. (1)
 Add, multiply, subtract and divide positive rational numbers expressed in either fractional or decimal form. (2)
 Convert rational numbers from fractional to decimal form and decimal to fractional form. (3,4)
 Solve percent problems. (6)
 Solve ratio and proportion problems. (5)
 Work problems using units from the metric system and the U.S. system. (7)
 Recognize geometric shapes and formulae. (8)
 Compute areas, perimeters and volumes of basic geometric figures. (8)
 Add, subtract, multiply and divide signed rational numbers. (9)
