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# 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:
1. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers
2. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions
3. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals
4. Conversion of fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions
5. Ratio and proportion
6. Percents
7. Measurement using U.S. and metric systems
8. Geometry
9. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of signed numbers

Learning Outcomes:
1. Add, multiply, subtract and divide whole numbers. (1)
2. Add, multiply, subtract and divide positive rational numbers expressed in either fractional or decimal form. (2)
3. Convert rational numbers from fractional to decimal form and decimal to fractional form. (3,4)
4. Solve percent problems. (6)
5. Solve ratio and proportion problems. (5)
6. Work problems using units from the metric system and the U.S. system. (7)
7. Recognize geometric shapes and formulae. (8)
8. Compute areas, perimeters and volumes of basic geometric figures. (8)
9. Add, subtract, multiply and divide signed rational numbers. (9)