(This schedule may be modified at any time with
announcements in class, or by e-mail.)
WEEK 1 -
Introduction to course and textbook
Diagnostic Test
The decimal place-value system
Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
WEEK 2 -
Rounding, estimation, and order
Exponential notation and the order of operations
Solving geometric applications
Review of chapter 1
WEEK 3 -
Test over chapter 1
Prime numbers and divisibility
Factoring whole numbers
Fraction basics
WEEK 4 -
Simplifying fractions
Multiplying fractions
Applications of multiplication of fractions
Dividing fractions
Adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators
WEEK 5 -
Common multiples
Adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators
Adding and subtracting mixed numbers
Estimation applications
WEEK 6 -
Review of chapters 2 and 3
MathZone chapters 2 and 3 assignment completed before test date
Test over chapters 2 and 3
Place value and rounding
Adding and subtracting decimals
WEEK 7 -
Multiplying decimals
Dividing decimals
Converting from fractions to decimals
Converting from decimals to fractions
WEEK 8 -
Changing a percent to a fraction or a decimal
Changing a decimal or a fraction to a percent
Review of unit
MathZone assignment completed before test date
Test over unit
WEEK 9 -
Real numbers and order
Adding real numbers
Subtracting real numbers
Multiplying real numbers
WEEK 10 -
Dividing real numbers
Means, medians, and modes
Review of unit
MathZone assignment completed before test date
Test over unit
WEEK 11 -
From arithmetic to algebra
Evaluating algebraic expressions
Adding and subtracting algebraic expressions
Using the addition property to solve an equation
WEEK 12 -
Using the multiplication property to solve an equation
Combining the properties to solve equations
Review of chapter
Test over chapter
WEEK 13 -
Ratios
Proportions
Solving proportions
Solving applications of proportions
WEEK 14 -
Three types of percent problems
Solving percent applications
Review of unit
WEEK 15 -
Test over last unit
Review for final exam
WEEK 16 -
Final Exam Week – comprehensive departmental final exam
scheduled on a
specified date and time
Developmental Programs Fall 2007 Fact Sheet
Required Materials
Students must have all textbooks and required materials by Friday, September
7, 2007.
Registration Policy
Those students who have not registered and paid by September 10, 2007 (the
last day to add a class)
may not attend classes or receive credit for the course. Please talk to your
instructor before you
stop attending.
The last day to complete processing of withdrawals is Friday, November 16,
2007. If you stop
attending this course without going through the formal withdrawal procedures,
you will receive a
grade of F for this course.
Drop: | |
Last day to drop without "WD"
appearing on student's academic record. |
September 10 |
Withdraw: | |
Adviser's signature required | September 11 - October 19 |
Adviser's and instructor's
signatures required |
October 22 - November 16 |
Attendance Policy
Attendance is required. You are expected to be on time for class. For classes
meeting four days a week,
it is department policy to consider six absences grounds for dismissal or a
failing grade. For classes
meeting two days a week, it is department policy to consider four absences
grounds for dismissal or a
failing grade. There are no “excused” absences.
For 24-hour emergency information on University closings call: 330-972-SNOW
(330-972-7669).
Policy on Class Disruptions
All students are expected to respect the teaching/learning process. To that end,
all disruptive behavior is
prohibited. Therefore, make sure that your cell phone is silenced and out of
sight before class begins. If
your instructor considers your cell phone, any other electronic devices, or any
other behavior disruptive,
you may be dismissed from class.
Grading Scale (%)
You must pass this course with a “C” or better. |
Special Accommodations
Any student who feels she/he may need an accommodation
based on the impact of a disability should
contact the Office of Accessibility at 330/972-7928. The office is located in
Simmons Hall, 105.