"Mathematics is everywhere. Just look around you. Driving, cooking, dealing with money, keeping time, building construction, etc. The math skills that help us navigate through life have many applications."
I'm sure this has happened to many of us. Unfortunately these types of mistakes help cultivate frustration and disinterest in math. This simple problem, yet incorrect solution, is not cause to throw in the towel. Math is NOT cough syrup; it shouldn't leave a bad taste in your mouth. With a clear mind, and a positive attitude, the fundamentals will be mastered. Now the proficiency to build upon the basics will provide a mindset that encourages a positive longterm outcome. The Basic Math Skills course is designed to do a few things: 1) help assess your level of proficiency, 2) pinpoint where help is most needed, and 3) thoroughly cover the material in a manner that enlightens and engages the learner.
This course is designed to be a gauge of your current raw mathematical capabilities. Of course there are computers, apps and calculators that can solve problems very easily if you know how to use these enablers, but knowing your intellectual strengths and weaknesses allow for self improvement and the successful pursuit of the many opportunities in our techno-centric society. Simple operations, and working with fractions, decimals and percents will be covered in these modules. There will be a self-assessment test given at the end of the course.
- Self paced
- Real-time assessment results
- Required skills for academic and career advancement
- Clearly explained, engaging content
Why take this course?
Take this course if: 1) you want to improve your math skills, 2) you want to be a doctor, scientist, or pursue some other STEM-related major or profession 3) you want a new career or promotion, and/or 4) you want to help your kids with their homework.
What will I learn?
You will learn about types of numbers, operators and what they do, and applying these concepts to real-life situations.