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Cochise College Syllabus for MAT 082 – Elementary Algebra You will be using Hawkes Learning Systems Courseware. You may not be familiar with this system,

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1 Cochise College Syllabus for MAT 082 – Elementary Algebra You will be using Hawkes Learning Systems Courseware. You may not be familiar with this system, but is quite simple, easy to follow, and has some very powerful tutorials and technical support. I will do my best to help you in moving through the program, but for any software issues, you can get professional help from the software guru’s through their technical You need to be aware this is the first time this course has been taught as an online classroom. With this in mind please be patient with me and I will do my best to provide you with the best e-learning experience I can. May I suggest you relax and enjoy this program. You will be given many opportunities to learn and practice prior to being certified (formally evaluated) and grades entered in the grade book. I will be as lenient as school policies allow me to do so. My name is Jerry Whaley, I will be your instructor for the next 8 weeks. You can me any time at: Copyright 2009 © Cochise College Continue

2 Syllabus Chapter-R ► Understand how the book and software work by reading “TO THE STUDENT” presented at the end of this syllabus or if you purchased the book you will find the information on pages xviii – xxiv. ► Review Chapter-R.1 & 2:  Use the Instruct button in the software program or; ► Read Exponents: pages 1-5, omitting TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator section. ► Read Rules for Order of Operations: pages ► Complete Lesson R.1: Review of Exponents and Order of Operations. *  Use the Instruct button in the software program or; ► Read Prime Numbers and Composite Numbers: pages ► Read Prime Factorization of Composite Numbers: pages ► Read Least Common Multiple (LCM): pages ► Complete Lesson R.2: Review of Prime Numbers, Factoring, and LCM. * * Certify all material before midnight of posted due date (See Calendar). (See Calendar)(See Calendar) Copyright 2009 © Cochise College ContinuePrevious

3 Syllabus Chapter-R ► Review Chapter-R.3 & 4:  Use the Instruct button in the software program or; ► Read Fractions (Multiplication and Division): pages ► Read Multiplying with Fractions: page 26. ► Read Building Fractions to Higher Terms and Reducing Fractions: pages ► Read Multiplying and Reducing Fractions at the Same Time: page 29. ► Read Dividing with Fractions: pages ► Complete Lesson R.3: Review of Fractions (Multiplication and Division). *  Use the Instruct button in the software program or; ► Read Addition with Fractions: pages ► Read Subtraction with Fractions: pages ► Complete Lesson R.4: Review of Fractions (Addition and Subtraction). * * Certify all material before midnight of posted due date (See Calendar). (See Calendar)(See Calendar) Copyright 2009 © Cochise College ContinuePrevious

4 Syllabus Chapter-R ► Review Chapter-R.5:  Use the Instruct button in the software program or; ► Read Decimals and Percents: pages ► Read Addition with Decimal Numbers: pages ► Read Subtraction with Decimal Numbers: pages 50-51, omitting TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator exercise. ► Read Multiplication with Decimal Numbers: page 52. ► Read Division with Decimal Numbers: pages 53-55, omitting TI- 84 Plus Graphing Calculator exercise. ► Read Understanding Percent & Decimals and Percent: pages ► Complete Lesson R.5: Review of Decimals and Percents. * ► Review all of Chapter-R.1 through R.5  Review Chapter Index of Key Ideas and Terms: pages  Complete Chapter Review: pages * * Certify all material before midnight of posted due date (See Calendar). (See Calendar)(See Calendar) Copyright 2009 © Cochise College ContinuePrevious

5 Syllabus Preparing for Chapter-1 ► Did you know?  Zero was originally not a number recognized by the early Greek mathematicians. ► If you were to look at a number graph/coordinate plane or the compass points you will notice a place-value or place-holder where the origin begins which defines their direction or distance. ► Zero was not identified until the Hindu-Arabic system replaced Roman numerals. Copyright 2009 © Cochise College ContinuePrevious Origin In Chapter 1, we will be using just a basic number lines.

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7 SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY 1 2 Lesson 2.2a, b & Lesson 2.3 Due 3 4 Lesson 2.4 – 6 & Chapter Review Due 5 6 Lesson 3.1a - d Due Lesson 3.2, 3.3, & Lesson 3.4 Due Lesson 3.5a, b & Lesson 3.7 – 8 & Chapter Review Due Lesson 6.1, & Lesson 6.2a & b Due Lesson 6.3a, b Due Lesson 6.4 & Lesson 6.5a, b Due Lesson 6.6a, b & Due Lesson 6.7a, b & Due Chapter Review Due Lesson 7.1a – c Due Continue

8 Lesson 4.1 & Lesson 4.2 Due Lesson 7.6 & Chapter Review Due Lesson 7.4& Lesson 7.5 Due Lesson 7.2 & Lesson 7.3a, b Due Continue 8 8 December 2009

9 References Edkins, J. (2009). Points on a Compass. Retrieved Oct 10, 2009 from ContinuePrevious


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