**Description** | Basic Math Studies is the first of three classes in the developmental mathematics sequence. It provides for a preparation for Introductory Algebra and a solid
mathematical background for subsequent classes in the sequence. The focus of the class is on the student's arithmetic background and its application to common mathematical tasks to include percentage, order of operation, fractions, decimals, average, geometric quantities, and graphical representations of numbers. The emphasis of the three semester sequence is fortification of mental calculation power with minimum reliance on digital calculation. Prerequisite: Placement through placement testing, or completion of MA085. |