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  • Math 091

    Basic CollegeMathematics

    CourseSyllabus

  • MATH 090-BASIC MATHEMATICS Fall 2006

    or

    MATH 091-BASIC MATHEMATICS REVIEW

    COURSE SYLLABUS

    INSTRUCTOR: COURSE SECTION:

    OFFICE: MEETING PLACE:

    OFFICE HOURS: OFFICE PHONE:

    E-MAIL ADDRESS:SAFETY ISSUES « RULES:

    1. COURSE NAME: Basic Mathematics

    2 . COURSE PREFIX AND NUMBER: MATH 090

    3. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course provides a review for the studentwho needs additional time to master the fundamental numericaloperations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and divisionof whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and signed numbers; ratioand proportion; percent; and systems of measurement. (A student isplaced in this course upon receiving a score of 0-6 on themathematics portion of the Delgado Placement Test.)

    --- or ---

    1. COURSE NAME: Basic Mathematics Review

    2. COURSE PREFIX AND NUMBER: MATH 091

    3. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course provides a review for the studentwho needs to master the fundamental numerical operations ofaddition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of wholenumbers, fractions, decimals and signed numbers; ratio andproportion; percent; and systems of measurement. (A student isplaced in this course upon receiving a score of 7-11 on themathematics portion of the Delgado Placement Test.)

    4 . PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES: None

    5. COURSE GOAL: The goal of this course is to assist the student inacquiring a better understanding of and facility with arithmetic.

  • 6. COURSE OBJECTIVES:Upon completion of MATH 090 or 091, the student should be able to:

    1. Perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division ofwhole numbers, fractions and decimals.

    2. Read, write and round whole and decimal numbers.

    3. Use rounding to estimate sums, differences, products andquotients.

    4. Use the "equals", "greater than", and "less than" signs.

    5. Find the average (mean) of a group of numbers.

    6. Evaluate expressions using Order of Operations.

    7. Use exponential notation and evaluate expressions involvingpositive whole number exponents.

    8. Set up and solve problems using ratios and proportions.

    9. Solve percent problems.

    10. Apply the processes of arithmetic to the solution of reallife problems.

    11. Use unit analysis to make conversions within and between theU.S. and metric systems of measurement including temperature.

    12. Find perimeters, areas and volumes of various figures.

    13. Analyze statistical graphs.

    14. Perform operations with signed numbers.

    15. Use the TI-30X lIS calculator.

    7. COURSE CONTENT: Suggested Schedule (For summer session, each twoweek block becomes one week.)

    MATH 090-BASIC MATHEMATICS

    WEEK CHAPTER & SECTION

    1 1.11.21.31.4

    Place Value and Names for NumbersAddition & PerimeterRounding, Estimating & Displaying InformationSubtraction

    2 1.5 Multiplication with Whole Numbers & Area1.6 Division1.7 Exponents and Order of OperationsReview

    2

  • 3

    4

    5

    6

    7

    MID-TERM

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    9

    10

    11

    12

    13

    14

    TEST~2.22.3

    2.52.62.72.8

    #1 - Ch 1The Meaning and Properties of FractionsPrime Numbers, Factors, & Reducing to Lowest Terms- 2.4 Multiplication with Fractions & Area/Division

    Addition & Subtraction with FractionsMixed-Number NotationMultiplication & Division with Mixed NumbersAddition & Subtraction with Mixed Numbers

    2.9 Combinations of Operations and Complex FractionsReview, TEST #2 Ch 2

    3.13.23.33.4

    Decimal Notation & Place ValueAddition & Subtraction with DecimalsMultiplication with Decimals {Include p.450 #11&12)Division with Decimals

    3.5 Fractions & DecimalsReview, TEST #3 - Ch 3

    4.14.24.4

    RatiosRates & Unit pricingProportions

    4.5 Applications of Proportions (Include pg. 465 #1,2,3,4}Review, TEST #4 - Ch 4

    5.1 Percents, Decimals, and Fractions5.2 Basic Percent Problems5.3 General Applications of Percent

    5.4 Sales Tax and CommissionReview, TEST #5 - Ch 5

    FINAL DROP DATE

    9.19.29.39.4

    positive & Negative NumbersAddition with Negative NumbersSubtraction with Negative NumbersMultiplication with Negative Numbers

    9.5 Division with Negative NumbersReview, TEST #6 - Ch 9

    7.1 Unit Analysis I: Length7.2 Unit Analysis II: Area & Volume7.3 Unit Analysis III: Weight7.4 Converting Between the Two Systems and TemperatureReview, TEST #7 - Ch 7EXAM REVIEW - STUDY Delgado Exam Review and Sample Exam

    In your text!!!!!!!!!!!REMINDER: To properly prepare for a math exam you

    MUST work many different types of problems.

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  • 15 Day/DateFINAL EXAM

    7. COURSE CONTENT: Suggested Schedule (For summer session, each twoweek block becomes one week.)

    MATH 091-BASIC MATHEMATICS

    WEEK

    1

    CHAPTER & SECTION

    1.11.21.31.4

    Place Value and Names for NumbersAddition & PerimeterRounding, Estimating & Displaying InformationSubtraction

    1.5 Multiplication with Whole Numbers & Area1.6 Division1.7 Exponents and Order of OperationsReview

    2

    3 TEST2:12.22.3

    4 2.52.62.72.8

    #1 - Ch 1The Meaning and Properties of FractionsPrime Numbers, Factors, & Reducing to Lowest Terms- 2.4 Multiplication with Fractions & Area/Division

    Addition & Subtraction with FractionsMixed-Number NotationMultiplication & Division with Mixed NumbersAddition & Subtraction with Mixed Numbers

    5 2.9 Combinations of Operations and Complex FractionsReview, TEST #2 Ch 2

    6 3.13.23.33.4

    Decimal Notation & Place ValueAddition & Subtraction with DecimalsMultiplication with Decimals (Include p.450 #11&12)Division with Decimals

    7 3.5 Fractions & DecimalsReview, TEST #3 - Ch 3

    MID-TERM

    8 4.14.24.4

    9 4.55.15.2

    RatiosRates & Unit pricingProportions

    Applications of Proportions (Include pg. 465 #1,2,3,4}Percents, Decimals, and FractionsBasic Percent Problems

    10 5.3 General Applications of Percent5.4 Sales Tax and CommissionReview

    4

  • 11 TEST9':T"9.29.3

    #4 - Ch 4 & Ch 5positive & Negative NumbersAddition with Negative NumbersSubtraction with Negative Numbers

    12 9.4 Multiplication with Negative Numbers9.5 Division with Negative NumbersReview

    FINAL DROP DATE

    13 TEST7.17.27.37.4

    #5 - Ch 9Unit Analysis I:Unit Analysis II:Unit Analysis III:Converting Between

    LengthArea & VolumeWeightthe Two Systems and Temperature

    14 Review, TEST #6 - Ch 7EXAM REVIEW - STUDY Delgado Exam Review and Sample Exam

    In your text!!!!!!!!!!!REMINDER: To properly prepare for a math exam you

    MUST work many different types of problems.

    15 FINAL EXAM Day/Date

    8. TEXT: McKeague, Charles P. 2007. Basic College Mathematics.Second edition. Pacific Grove: Brooks/Cole - ThomsonLearning.

    CALCULATOR: TI-30X IISSOFTWARE: Digital Video Companion with MathCue Classic, Basic

    College Mathematics, Thomson-Brooks/Cole.

    9. ASSESSMENT:A. Progress in this course is measured by the successfulcompletion of written tests and a comprehensive departmentalfinal exam. This exam is given in group sessions, not accordingto when the class meets. It may be necessary for you to makespecial arrangements to attend the exam at the scheduled time.

    The average of the test grades will count for no more than75% and no less than 50% of the final semester grade. Instructorshave the option of using homework, quizzes, and grades from otherforms of assessment as part of that average. The final exam willcount for no less than 25% and no more than 50% of the finalsemester grade.

    NOTE: Students must earn a "cn in this course to progressto Math 095.

    B. GRADING SCALE: 90 - 100 = A80 - 89 = B70 - 79 = C60 - 69 = DBelow 60 = F

    policies on homework, quizzes, and make-up tests may vary atthe instructor's discretion.

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  • C. FINAL EXAMS

    College Wide - The final exam is a departmental exam given ingroup sessions on the Wednesday of exam week (day varies insummer), not according to when the class meets. It may benecessary for you to make special arrangements to attend theexam at the scheduled time.

    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Day Sections)6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Night and Saturday Sections)(095 Bypass Exam 3:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.)3:30 - 5:30 P. M. (Summer Session)(095 Bypass Exam 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.)

    Check the Class Schedule or ask your instructor for the specificdate.

    City Park Campus - The final exam will consist of 12 multiplechoice problems and 16 free-response problems.

    There will be one group Math Exam Make-up Session later during theexam week. Only students with approval from their instructor willbe admitted to this session. Approval will be given only forexceptional or unavoidable circumstances. The date and time of theexam are listed in the Class Schedule. The exam is given inBldg 10 Room 134.

    There are no acceptable excuses for missing the final exam and noexemptions are given. A grade of "0" will be recorded and averagedfor anyone missing the exam. There are no retakes. Grades are notposted or given out at the division office. You may call forsemester grades at 485-8000 (1-800-377-7285 outside New Orleans)or check the Delgado website at www.dcc.edu.

    West Bank, Slidell, and Covington Campusesinstructor for specific exam information.

    Check with your

    10. COLLEGE AND CLASSROOM POLJ:CJ:ES:

    A. INSTRUCTIONAL LEARNING ACTIVITIES

    1. The primary learning activity will be practice. It isexpected and necessary that you study AT LEAST two hours outsideof class for every hour in class. The more you practice, thebetter your grade will be.

    2. You are encouraged to seek assistance from the instructorto clarify further any difficult concepts. When you go to see yourinstructor it is advisable to bring your notebook, homework, andany other materials you might feel are relevant.

    3. The Math Lab offers tutoring in all levels of mathematics.This support service is offered free of charge to all studentswith a valid Delgado ID.

    City Park Campus - The Math Lab is located in Room 224 in Bldg 10.

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  • HOURS: 9999

    A.M.A.M.A.M.A.M.

    8 P.M. Monday - Thursday3 P.M. Friday & Saturday7 P.M. Monday - Thursday and12 P.M. (Sununer)

    The Math Lab also has computer tutorials and video tapes toaccompany the text for this course. Video tapes may be checked outwith a valid Delgado ID. Computer tutorial CD's accompany thetext.

    West Bank, Slidell and Covington Campuses - Check with yourinstructor for Math Lab information.

    4. Calculators will be required in all classes at the CityPark, Slidell and Covington campuses, specifically the TI-30X IIS.

    B. ABSENCES AND DROP/ADDS

    1. The equivalent of 10% of class time or 4 ~ hours, whetherconsecutive or not, is grounds for dropping a student from thecourse. The instructor may drop a student from the course;however, the responsibiIIty for withdrawing from the course liescompletely with the student. Failure to drop a course by the finaldeadline will result in your receiving an F. You are expected tobe present and alert at all class sessions.

    2. You may DROP/ADD to a lower level (or higher level withverification) during the first week of class (first two daysduring the summer session), space permitting. Consult yourinstructor immediately if you wish to challenge your placement.

    C. CLASSROOM ETIQUETTE

    1. Headphones are NOT allowed in class.

    2. Beepers and cellular phones must be set to vibrate or must beturned off during class.

    3. Only registered Delgado students may attend classes. Thisprohibits class attendance by children and guests.

    D. MATH 095 BYPASS EXAM

    Students who have earned a grade of "A" by the end of thesemester are eligible to take (in addition to the Math 090/091final exam) the Math 095 Bypass Exam.

    Those students who have an "A" at mid-term should discuss thepossibility of taking the Bypass Exam with their instructor andcopy the Math 095 COURSE SYLLABUS, EXAM REVIEW, and SAMPLE EXAMheld on reserve at the library. Students taking the Bypass Examwill take the actual final exam of Math 095 and are thereforeresponsible for knowing the entire content of the course. Purchaseof the Math 095 text is reconunended. The same text is used for

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  • Math 095 and Math 096.Students should obtain an Application for Mathematics Bypass

    Credit Examination Form from their instructor approximately 3weeks before the exam. City Park students may also pick up formsin the Math Lab office. The cost for the exam is $30 ($10 percredit hour). This fee must be paid and the form turned in to theMath Department Chair, Bldg. 10 Rm. 221, two weeks before thefirst day of final exams (one week during the summer session).The deadline this semester is

    Students passing the bypass exam may then enroll inMath 096 rather than Math 095.

    E. DISABILITY SERVICES STATEMENT

    It is the general policy of Delgado Community College toassure equal opportunity for all qualified persons. Reasonableaccommodation for qualified persons with disabilities will be madeprovided the students have self-identified with the Office ofDisability Services and have provided required documentation.

    Individual instructors will modify the methods, requirements,and procedures of courses and examinations appropriately toaccommodate the special needs of students with disabilities,provided the academic integrity of the course or examination isnot violated, and the health and welfare of all students aresafeguarded.

    For additional information contact the Office of DisabilityServices.

    City Park, Slidell, and Covington Campuses - City Park, 3rd floorof Bldg 2 or call 483-1898. (Voice/TDD - 483-1899)

    West Bank - WBLR-145 or call 361-6450.

    F. DELGADO STUDENT JUDICIAL CODE

    Student RightsIn order to preserve and to guarantee students of DelgadoCommunity College those conditions indispensable to the fullachievement of the objectives of higher education in a freedemocratic society, the College holds the following rightsessential to the development of students as individuals and to thefulfillment of their responsibilities as members of society:

    A. The right of every person to be considered for admission toDelgado Community College without regard to race, color, sex,age, disability, national origin, religious or politicalbeliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or veteran status.

    B. The right to form and participate in campus, local, national,or international organizations for intellectual, religious,social, political, economic or cultural purposes when suchorganizations do not infringe upon the rights of others.

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  • C. The right individually or in association with others, toengage freely in off-campus activities, provided they do notclaim to represent the College.

    D. The right to issue official student publications followingthe procedures set forth by the College's StudentPublications Committee.

    E. The right to form and maintain democratic student governance.

    F. The right to use campus facilities, provided the facilitiesare used for the purpose contracted subject to the approvalof the appropriate college official.

    G. The right of students to invite and hear speakers of theirchoice subject to the approval of the appropriate collegeofficial.

    H. The right to address concerns in course scheduling,curriculum, or faculty through proper channels.

    I. The right to due process in all disciplinary matters and theright to appeal to the proper authority or committee.

    J. Enumeration of certain rights herein shall not be construedas to nullify or limit other rights possessed by students.

    Student ResponsibilitiesIt is the responsibility of every student to conduct him orherself in a manner fitting an academic environment. In mostcases, the exercise of good sense and judgment prevail. Thefollowing acts as set forth by legislative act and LCTCS Board ofSupervisors policy, are contrary to acceptable conduct. Anystudent who commits or attempts to commit any acts, such as, butnot limited to the following, will be subject to disciplinaryproceedings:

    A. Intentional obstruction or disruption of teaching, research,administration, disciplinary procedure, or other authorizedcollege event.

    B. Unauthorized entry into or unauthorized occupation of anycollege facility.

    C. Physical abuse or threat thereof against anyor at any college-authorized event, or otherthreatens or endangers the health and safetyperson.

    person on campusconduct whichof any such

    D. Theft or damage to personal property or to the property ofthe College.

    E. Intentional interference with the right of access to collegefacilities or with any lawful right of any person on thecampus.

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  • F. Setting a fire on campus without proper authority.

    G. Unauthorized use or possession of fire arms, ammunition, orother dangerous weapons, substances, or materials on thecampus.

    H. Academic dishonesty, such as cheating or plagiarism.

    I. Knowingly furnishing false information to the College.

    J. Forgery, alteration, or misuse of college documents, recordsor identification.

    K. Use, possession or distribution of narcotic or dangerousdrugs such as marijuana, hallucinogens, and other drugs whichare not prescribed or expressly permitted by law.

    L. Failure to comply with the directives of Campus officials andlaw enforcement officers acting in performance of theirduties, or to identify oneself to these officers whenrequested to do so.

    M. Conduct which adversely affects the student's suitability asa member of the academic community (such as drunkenness, useof profanity, or disorderly conduct) .

    N. Aiding or inciting others to commit any act set forth above;

    o. Smoking in any college facility.

    P. Gambling in any form on college property.

    Q. Use or possession of any alcoholic beverage on Campus exceptat functions as approved by the Chancellor.

    R. Misuse or Abuse of Computer Equipment, Programs, or Data -Unauthorized use of computing resources or use of computingresources for unauthorized purposes is prohibited. This mayinclude but is not limited to such activities as accessing orcopying programs, records, or data belonging to the Collegeor another user without permission; attempting to breach thesecurity of another user's account or deprive another user ofaccess to the College's computing resources; knowingly orcarelessly performing an act that will interfere with thenormal operation of computers, terminals, peripherals, ornetworks; using the College's computing resources forpersonal or financial gain; allowing non-college personnelaccess to college computing resources; displaying obscene,lewd, or sexually harassing images or text in use of collegecomputing services; transporting copies of College programs,records, or data to another person or computer site withoutwritten authorization; attempting to destroy or modifyprograms, records or data belonging to the College or anotheruser.

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