# 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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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 support @ 1-800-426-9538. 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 email me any time at: whaleyj@cochise.eduwhaleyj@cochise.edu Copyright 2009 © Cochise College Continue

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 7-10. ► 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 14-16. ► Read Prime Factorization of Composite Numbers: pages 17-19. ► Read Least Common Multiple (LCM): pages 19-21. ► 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

Syllabus Chapter-R ► Review Chapter-R.5:  Use the Instruct button in the software program or; ► Read Decimals and Percents: pages 47-49. ► Read Addition with Decimal Numbers: pages 49-50. ► 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 56- 59. ► 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 64-68.  Complete Chapter Review: pages 69-74. * * Certify all material before midnight of posted due date (See Calendar). (See Calendar)(See Calendar) Copyright 2009 © Cochise College ContinuePrevious

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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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 7 8 9 Lesson 3.2, 3.3, & Lesson 3.4 Due 10 11 Lesson 3.5a, b & Lesson 3.7 – 8 & Chapter Review Due 12 13 Lesson 6.1, & Lesson 6.2a & b Due 14 15 16 Lesson 6.3a, b Due 17 18 Lesson 6.4 & Lesson 6.5a, b Due 19 20 Lesson 6.6a, b & Due 21 22 23 Lesson 6.7a, b & Due 24 25 Chapter Review Due 262728 29 30 Lesson 7.1a – c Due Continue

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 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 9 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 21 22 20 23 24 25 Continue 8 8 December 2009

References Edkins, J. (2009). Points on a Compass. Retrieved Oct 10, 2009 from http://gwydir.demon.co.uk/jo/units/angles.htm http://gwydir.demon.co.uk/jo/units/angles.htm ContinuePrevious

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