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Home > Resources > Math > Courses > MATH 81

MATH 81: Foundations of Mathematics

Course Description

MATH 81 is offered to prepare students for college level mathematics (BUS 100, MATH 100, MATH 100H, MATH 115). Topics covered include numeracy, data analysis, basic algebra, graphing, geometry, and problem solving. Students will be expected to use graphing calculators and computers in an interactive and collaborative learning environment. See detailed objectives.

See also MATH 24 and MATH 25 for algebra and graphing resources.

Circulating Books

Math Word Problems For Dummies - Tips for word problems in a variety of areas, including percents, ratios, probability, and geometry.

Master Math: Solving Word Problems - Simple equations, percents, mixing problems, measurements, rates, statistics and probability, geometry.

Cliffs Quick Review: Geometry - Lines, angles, polygons, right triangles, circles, geometric solids. Coverage is generally more detailed than should be required by MATH 81.

Cliffs Study Solver: Geometry - Basic forms, angles, parallel lines, triangles, polygons, perimeter and area, simular figures, right triangles, circles, solid geometry, coordinate geometry. Features a geometry pretest to deterine what you need to brushup on.

Super Review: Geometry - Proofs, points, lines planes and angles, congruent angles and line segments, trianges and congruent triangles, parallelism, quadrilaterals, geometric inequalities, geometric proportions and similarity.

Master Math: Geometry - Points, lines, planes and angles, ratios and proportions, triangles, polygons and quadrilaterals, circles, geometric solids (surface area and volume), constructions and loci, coordinate and analytic geometry.

Prentice Hall Geometry - Language, logic, similarity, right triangles, circles, constructions and loci, area, area and volume of solids, coordinate geometry, transformational geometry,

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