Catalog 2019-2020 
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Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ABED 040 Adult Basic Education Math II

5 credits
This course covers fractions, decimals, percents, and ratios through the use of the four basic mathematical operations (add, subtract, multiply, divide) in both numeric and story problems. Content includes numeric, symbol, and word representations of numbers and the US measurement system.

Prerequisites: ABED 030 , equivalent placement score, or instructor permission.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Write names for numbers
  • Identify the place value of digits within a numeral
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals
  • Add three or more numbers
  • Multiply and divide by tens
  • Express division remainders in fractional and rounded decimal form
  • Solve word problems requiring addition
  • Solve word problems requiring subtraction
  • Solve word problems requiring multiplication
  • Solve word problems requiring division
  • Measure using fractions of units
  • Convert common measurements in the US measurement system
  • Read and interpret simple graphs
  • Solve word problems requiring ratios and proportions
  • Solve word problems requiring percentages
  • Use the mathematical critical thinking skills of problem solving, pattern recognition, substitution, following structural rules, and quantitative modeling to solve problems in basic arithmetic

Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50