Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   CCB Basic Math

 Title Abbreviation:   BASIC MATH FOR CCB

 Department:    CCB

 Course #:    41

 Credits:    10

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    10

 CIP:    320230

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2018

 Course Description  

A beginning mathematics course designed to establish a solid mathematical foundation. Topics include operations using whole numbers, decimals, and fractions; determining place-value, and order of operations; calculations using ratios and proportions.


Prerequisite: CASAS math score 210-225 or instructor permission

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 110

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Perform basic operations with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
  2. Estimate and round whole numbers and decimals.
  3. Determine place value and order relations.
  4. Calculate ratios and proportions.
  5. Solve application problems involving whole numbers, decimals, fractions, ratios, and proportions.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

8. Mathematical Reasoning

Definition: Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
8.1 Analyze problems to determine what mathematical principles apply.
8.2 Correctly apply logical reasoning and mathematical principles to solve problems.
8.3 Interpret information and reasoning expressed mathematically (for example in spreadsheets, diagrams, charts, formulas, etc.).

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