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MAT-0210-VT01X - Foundations of Mathematics

Synonym: 174778
Location: Brattleboro
Credits: 3 (45 hours)
Day/Times: Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30P - 03:15P
Semester Dates: 09-04-2018 to 10-23-2018
Last day to drop without a grade: 09-13-2018 - Refund Policy
Last day to withdraw (W grade): 10-03-2018 - Refund Policy
Faculty: John Beagan | View Faculty Credentials
Materials/Lab Fees: $10.00
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Course Description:

This course provides students with an opportunity to master basic mathematical concepts and processes. Topics include a complete study of arithmetic and elementary algebra: fractions, decimals, percentages, whole numbers, and integers; and the arithmetic operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Credits earned in this course do not apply toward graduation.

Essential Objectives:

1. Perform operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and apply them to problems involving whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
2. Solve problems involving ratio, proportion, and percent.
3. Work interchangeably with fractions, decimals and percents.
4. Perform basic operations with integers (positive and negative numbers) and graph them on the number line.
5. Understand and apply concepts of area, perimeter, and volume.
6. Solve problems using both the metric and English systems of measure including conversions within and between the systems.
7. Define and use a variable.
8. Demonstrate an understanding of basic statistical concepts such as mean, mode, and median, and be able to read and interpret simple graphs, charts, and tables.
9. Apply these concepts and computational skills to solving problems that occur in various fields. The process will include estimating, setting up, solving, and appropriate rounding.


 There is no textbook required for this class.

Your work will be on the Khan Academy class you will join during our first meeting.

You will also receive weekly handouts on the skills you are expected to master.

Evaluation Criteria:

  Grades will be based on these areas:

• Attendance & Participation                  20%

• Completion of weekly assignments     20%

• Weekly Quizzes                                   20%

• Mid-term & Final Exams                       40%


Grading Criteria:

 Grades will be based on these areas:

• Attendance & Participation                  20%

• Completion of weekly assignments     20%

• Weekly Quizzes                                   20%

• Mid-term & Final Exams                       40%


Fall 2018 textbook data will be available on June 4. On that date a link will be available below that will take you to eCampus, CCV's bookstore. The information provided there will be for this course only. Please see this page for more information regarding the purchase of textbooks.

The last day to use a Financial Aid advance to purchase textbooks is the 3rd Tuesday of the semester. See your financial aid counselor at your academic center if you have any questions.

Contact Faculty:

Email: John Beagan
Hiring Coordinator for this course: Leigh Marthe

Attendance Policy:

 This class meets twice a week and covers a full semester's work in 7 weeks.

Attendance is extremely important and will count for 20% of your final grade.

Please note: In order to receive accommodations for disabilities in this course, students must make an appointment to see the Americans with Disabilities Coordinator in their site and bring documentation with them.

Academic Honesty: CCV has a commitment to honesty and excellence in academic work and expects the same from all students. Academic dishonesty, or cheating, can occur whenever you present -as your own work- something that you did not do. You can also be guilty of cheating if you help someone else cheat. Being unaware of what constitutes academic dishonesty (such as knowing what plagiarism is) does not absolve a student of the responsibility to be honest in his/her academic work. Academic dishonesty is taken very seriously and may lead to dismissal from the College.

Course description details subject to change. Please refer to this document frequently.

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