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FAQ to Succeed in MAT096 – ARITHMETIC



What will I learn in MAT096?

What materials will I need for MAT096?

What websites can I use to prepare for MAT096?

What if I have more questions?




What will I learn in MAT096?

This course covers the basic arithmetic skills necessary for all higher-level math courses. Course topics include operations with whole numbers, fractions and decimal numbers; ratios and proportions; percent problems. Applications of each of these topics will be explored.  Students must earn a CN or better to pass the course. Near the end of the course, students will complete a comprehensive, departmental final exam to assess their preparedness to move on to MAT098 Prealgebra.

What materials will I need for MAT096?


REQUIRED TEXTBOOK:
Basic Mathematical Skills with Geometry, 9th edition; Hutchinson, Bergman, Baratto. McGraw-Hill.

ISBN # 978-0-07-338444-3

REQUIRED MATERIALS:
Pencils, erasers, paper

What websites can I use to prepare for MAT096?
 
The Math Department at CCC recommends that you review the following topics to be successful in MAT096:

  1. Operations with whole numbers: Adding subtracting, multiplying and dividing without the use of a calculator.
  2. Place Values: Whole numbers
  3. Properties of Arithmetic: Commutative, associative, distributive, identities, inverse

You can do this from home by selecting any of the aforementioned topics on the math tutorial websites listed below; there you will find mini-lectures, worked problems, practice problems and helpful tips.

http://www.clinton.edu/MathDepartment/content-staff/gid/85/default.cml


For more details on MAT096 course objectives visit: MAT096 Course Information Sheet