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Courses matching DMA

 Hrs Per Week:Sem Hrs:
Prefix NoCourse NameClassLabClin/ExpCredit
 
DMA 010Operations With Integers0.80.50.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course provides a conceptual study of integers and integer operations. Topics include integers, absolute value, exponents, square roots, perimeter and area of basic geometric figures, Pythagorean theorem, and use of the correct order of operations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of pertinent concepts and principles and apply this knowledge in the evaluation of expressions.
 
DMA 020Fractions and Decimals0.80.50.01.0
Prerequisites: DMA 010
Corequisites: None
This course provides a conceptual study of the relationship between fractions and decimals and covers related problems. Topics include application of operations and solving contextual application problems, including determining the circumference and area of circles with the concept of pi. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the connections between fractions and decimals.
 
DMA 030Rates, Ratios, Proportions and Percent0.80.50.01.0
Prerequisites: DMA 010, DMA 020
Corequisites: None
This course provides a conceptual study of the problems that are represented by rates, ratios, percent, and proportions. Topics include rates, ratios, percent, proportion, conversion of English and metric units, and applications of the geometry of similar triangles. Upon completion, students should be able to use their understanding to solve conceptual application problems.
 
DMA 040Expressions, Linear Equations and Inequalities0.80.50.01.0
Prerequisites: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030
Corequisites: None
This course provides a conceptual study of problems involving linear expressions, equations, and inequalities. Emphasis is placed on solving contextual application problems. Upon completion, students should be able to distinguish between simplifying expressions and solving equations and apply this knowledge to problems involving linear expressions, equations, and inequalities.
 
DMA 050Graphs and Equations of Lines0.80.50.01.0
Prerequisites: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040
Corequisites: None
This course provides a conceptual study of problems involving graphic and algebraic representations of lines. Topics include slope, equations of lines, interpretation of basic graphs, and linear modeling. Upon completion, students should be able to solve contextual application problems and represent real-world situations as linear equations in two variables.
 
DMA 060Polynomials and Quadratic Applications0.80.50.01.0
Prerequisites: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050
Corequisites: None
This course provides a conceptual study of problems involving graphic and algebraic representations of quadratics. Topics include basic polynomial operations, factoring polynomials, and solving polynomial equations by means of factoring. Upon completion, students should be able to find algebraic solutions to contextual problems with quadratic applications.
 
DMA 070Rational Expressions and Equations0.80.50.01.0
Prerequisites: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050, DMA 060
Corequisites: None
This course provides a conceptual study of problems involving graphic and algebraic representation of rational equations. Topics include simplifying and performing operations with rational expressions and equations, understanding the domain, and determining the reasonableness of an answer. Upon completion, students should be able to find algebraic solutions to contextual problems with rational applications.
 
DMA 080Radical Expressions and Equations0.80.50.01.0
Prerequisites: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050, DMA 060, DMA 070
Corequisites: None
This course provides a conceptual study of the manipulation of radicals and the application of radical equations to real-world problems. Topics include simplifying and performing operation with radical expressions and rational exponents, solving equations and determining the reasonableness of an answer. Upon completion, students should be able to find algebraic solutions to contextual problems with radical applications.
 
 
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