Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

MAT-700 Basic Math (3)

Covers basic business skills such as computing with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, and simple exponents and radicals. Includes evaluating formulas, such as interest formulas and geometric measurements, and solving percent problems. Familiarizes students with ratio and proportion as a problem solving tool, the metric system, dimensional analysis, basic algebra with signed numbers and solving first degree equations. Introduces basic statistics, reading tables and graphs, and calculating averages and weighted means. Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B