Covers the mathematics elementary teachers are responsible for teaching at K-8 levels, including computing with whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percents; multiplicative comparisons and reasoning; ratio, rates, and proportions; negative numbers; algebra and graphing; relationships between time, distance and rate; patterns and functions.

### Prerequisites

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate the following knowledge or skills:

- A basic understanding of numbers and theories, including fractions, decimals, and percents
- Knowledge of ratios, rates, and proportions
- The theory related to negative numbers
- Basic algebraic function and graphing skills
- Critical thought with regard to time, distance, rate, and patterns in the form of applied problems

IO2 **Quantitative Reasoning:** Students will be able to reason mathematically

IO3 **Human Relations/Workplace Skills:** Students will be able to demonstrate teamwork, ethics, appropriate safety awareness and/or workplace specific skills

- Mathematical Processes, Operations and Properties
- Computation and Estimation
- Theories of Numbers
- Working with Integers
- Working with Rational Numbers
- Ratios, Proportions and Critical Thought
- Algebraic Functions and Graphs

At least 70% of the grade will be based on quantifiable work such as exams, homework, research project and quizzes. Up to 30% of the grade may be based, attendance, projects, journal work, etc. at the instructor’s discretion. Grading procedures must be clearly stated in the class syllabus.