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# HiSET MAT1 SPRING 2014

http://www.dmacc.edu Campus Name: Urban Campus Course Title/Number: MAT 1 CRN: 27771 OR 27775 Instructor Information Name Chelsy Croson E-mail Address cacroson@dmacc.edu Phone Number 515-697-7814 (HiSET Office Stacey) Course Information Semester & Year Days & Time & Location Course Description

## Course in the Curriculum Course Competencies

Spring 2014, Session 1 MTWR 8:00am-9:30am OR 2:40-4:10, Building 5, Room 105 A review of arithmetic including basic operations, rounding, estimation, and problem solving None Students attendance is critical for success in this class. This is a fast paced course. You must do your homework regularly. Make sure that you get all assignments completed and on turned in on time. Ask questions. If you did not understand a concept, get help right away. This is the first of four math courses in preparation for the HiSET. 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 Use place value to read and write whole numbers Compare and order whole numbers Add whole numbers Subtract whole numbers Multiply whole numbers Divide whole numbers Determine the set of factors of a number Determine the greatest common factor of two numbers Identify and apply patterns Identify situations in which rounding or estimating is appropriate Round numbers to the nearest specified place value Use estimation appropriately Understand that operations must be performed in a specific order Solve problems involving the order of operations Use mental math to solve problems without paper and pencil Use the five-step approach to solve word problems Use various strategies to solve word problems Judge the reasonableness of answers

## HiSET MAT1 SPRING 2014

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## HiSET MAT1 SPRING 2014

DMACC Information Academic Dishonesty/Plagiarism

Course Syllabus

Syllabus Addendum To access additional information related to DMACC policies and procedures that impact the classroom (i.e. use of technology, weather-related cancellations, classroom conduct, etc.), the DMACC student handbook, registration information (including add/drop dates and refund dates), student service information (including counseling and advising), the DMACC academic calendar, and campus-specific resources (i.e. Academic Achievement Center, library, computer, labs, etc.), go to https://go.dmacc.edu/handbook and click Syllabus Addendum in the left navigation.
If you do not have access to a computer and need a printed version of any of the information described above, contact your instructor.

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1 1/20

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5 2/17

6 2/24 7 3/3

Tentative Schedule No class on Monday, January 20th. Syllabus Review, Alphabox, Place Value, Addition of Whole Numbers Essential Questions Why is place value an important concept? How are place value patterns repeated in large numbers? How are addition and subtraction similar? How are addition and subtraction different? How do you use numbers and mathematics in your daily life? Subtraction of Whole Numbers, Multiplication Essential Questions How are multiplication and division related? How does my knowledge about multiplication facts help me to solve problems? Division, Factoring Essential Questions How does factoring simplify problem solving? Rounding and Estimation Essential Questions Why is estimation a key problem-solving skill? Is estimation more appropriate than finding an exact answer? Arithmetic Expressions (order of operations) Essential Questions Why do we need an order of operations? Why is our order of operations in the order it is? Problem Solving Techniques Essential Questions What is the five-step approach to problem solving? How do you use numbers and mathematics in your daily life? Review Prep for HiSET MAT2, as time permits

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