mth 101 basic mathematics


This course is designed to review operations on negative and positive whole numbers, decimals, and fractions; measurement and geometry; rates, ratios, proportions, and percents; basic descriptive statistics, and beginning algebra. Activities emphasize solving application problems are integrated in this course..


  1. Have a conceptual understanding of the meaning and application of whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals, ratios, and percents.
  2. Be competent with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers and fractions, and understand the concepts underlying these operations.
  3. Be able to compose and evaluate simple mathematical situations using the basic operations, proportions and other basic mathematical methods.
  4. Understand the concept of measurement of lengths, volumes, mass (or weight), and the temperature in both the English and the Metric systems.
  5. Be able to calculate dimensional conversions.
  6. Have a basic understanding of the common use of concepts, terminology, and symbols




Essentials of Mathematics: An Applied Approach (9th Ed.)

Publisher: Cengage (2014)

Author(s): Aufmann, R. N., & Lockwood, J.

ISBN: 978-1133734147

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