BRONX COMMUNITY COLLEGE of the City University of
New York DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE MATH 01 Fundamental
Concepts and Skills in Arithmetic and Algebra 4 hours, 0 credits; Corequisite: RDL 01 if required. Text: Arithmetic: a Textbook for Math 01,
5th ed., by Anthony Weaver, available online
at http://fsw01.bcc.cuny.edu/mathdepartment/Courses/Math/MTH01/ArithBook5thEd.pdf |
Learning Objectives: Proficiency in the
arithmetic of signed numbers, fractions, mixed numbers and decimals. Proficiency in the use and application
of percents, ratios and proportions. Ability to solve simple linear
equations. A supplementary
work book containing many practice problems, prepared by Prof. Uma Iyer, is available online at http://fsw01.bcc.cuny.edu/mathdepartment/Courses/Math/MTH01/iyer-workbook01-version4-spring2015.pdf |
Pace: There are 56 total class
hours. The suggested allocation of
class hours to chapter topics below leaves 10 hours free for quizzes, tests,
and review.
Exams: There will be departmental mid-semester assessment exam. Results of the assessment may be used
at the instructorÕs discretion in determining a studentÕs final grade, but the
assessment must be administered and results must be returned to the
Department office. There will be a departmental final exam which must be
administered to all sections.
Sample finals are available for instructors to consult.
Grading: In-class exams, quizzes, homeworks are given at the instructorÕs discretion. It is recommended that at least 4
in-class tests be given, including the midterm assessment. The final exam ordinarily counts for
approximately 1/3 of a studentÕs grade.
N.B.: The Department does not
assign D grades in Math 01: the
lowest passing grade is C-.
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