# Refresher Math Print

Refresher Math is a developmental program for all basic math skills with strong emphasis upon practice and application. The course covers all computational skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, decimal numbers, fractions, and integers. Word problems are used to relate concepts to practical situations.

Students will be provided with *Basic Mathematics*

After completing the course, students will be able to:

- Demonstrate the ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and round whole and decimal numbers.
- Compute with fractions and express answers in proper form.
- Demonstrate an understanding of ratios and proportions.
- Determine the proper methods to solve problems based on problem analysis.
- Develop an awareness of the level of mathematics needed for occupational choices and for daily living.

### Course Outline

__Part 1 (First Semester)__

**WHOLE NUMBERS, PROBLEM SOLVING, AND FRACTIONS**- Standard Notation
- Working With Whole Numbers
- Solving Equations
- Problem Solving
- Exponents and Order of Operations
- Factors and Divisibility
- Introduction to Fractions
- Multiplying, Simplifying, and Dividing Fractions
- Multiples (Least Common Multiple)
- Adding and Subtracting Fractions

**MIXED NUMBERS AND DECIMALS**- Introduction to Mixed Numbers
- Calculating With Mixed Numbers
- Order of Operations and Estimating
- Introduction to Decimals
- Calculating With Decimals
- Fractions and Decimals
- Estimating
- Problem Solving

**RATIO, PROPORTION, AND PERCENT**- Ratio, Unit Price, and Proportion
- Proportion Applications
- Introduction to Percent
- Percent Equivalents
- Problem Solving

__Part 2 (Second Semester)__

**MONEY MANAGEMENT, DATA, GRAPHS AND STATISTICS, AND MEASUREMENT**- Sales Tax, Commission, and Discounts
- Simple and Compound Interest
- Interest Rates
- Average, Median, and Mode
- Tables and Pictographs
- Bar and Line Graphs
- Circle Graphs
- Linear Measure
- Converting Between Customary and Metric Measure
- Weight, Mass, and Capacity

**MEASUREMENT AND GEOMETRY**- Measuring Time and Temperature
- Converting Units of Area
- Perimeter
- Area
- Circles
- Volume
- Angles and Triangles
- Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem

**REAL NUMBERS AND SOLVING EQUATIONS**- Introduction to Real Numbers
- Calculating with Real Numbers
- Introduction to Algebra
- Solving One-Step Equations
- Solving Two-Step Equations
- Problem Solving
- Your Decisions on Three Public Issues: Applying What You Know