# Mathematics

## MATH 45

# Credit Hours

(4-0) 4 Cr. Hrs.

# Section Start Dates

Currently no sections of this class being offered.

## Basic Mathematics

### Course Description

The topics covered in this course include arithmetic with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages and proportions. In addition, several topics from geometry are included.

### Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

### Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

- Calculate sums, differences, products and quotients involving fractions.
- Solve ax = b and x + a = b where a and b are whole numbers, fractions, or decimals.
- Convert between fraction, decimal, and percent forms of a number.
- Compare quantities using ratios or unit rates.
- Solve consumer applications.
- Calculate sums, differences, products and quotients involving decimals.
- Solve proportion problems.
- Solve percentage problems.
- Apply the order of operations procedure.
- Apply mathematical terminology, such as sum, product, difference, quotient, commutative, associative, factor, multiple, prime, etc.
- Calculate perimeters of polygons and circumference of a circle.
- Calculate areas of rectangles, triangles and circles.