Math Skills Syllabus


Course Information
Course title "Mathematics Course, 2nd Ed"
Course number
 OLT# BE002    
Course description

-This includes basic arithmetic, algebra, and geometry.
This section will help you develop high school graduate level skills in arithmetic, including fractions, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, percentages and other measurements, and basic statistical measures. You will also cover algebra and geometry. You should learn how to effectively estimate answers, solve a problem requiring multiple steps to solve, discern between material needed and not needed in solving a problem, and how to recognize when you do not have enough information to answer a problem. Upon the satisfactory completion of this section you will be able to pass the post-test and successfully pass the mathematics portion of the GED test.

Location Completely online - available through OnLine Training and our resellers.
Meeting day(s) 7 days per week
Meeting time(s) 24 hours per day
Prerequisite(s) You should be able to read english at the 8th grade level
Course Goals
Course Goals The Goal is to assist the you (the student) in learning the skills needed to pass the GED examination
Course Outline
Prepare for Success
What the GED Tests Include
GED Math Test Overview: Numbers
GED Math Test Overview: Problem Solving
GED Math Test Overview: Measurement and Geometry
GED Math Test Overview: Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability
GED Math Test Overview: Algebra, Patterns, and Functions
Study Tips
Unit 1 -Arithmetic
Mathematics Glossary
Arithmetic Fundamentals and the Number System
Arithmetic Fundamentals and the Number System Exercise
Addition and Subtraction
Addition and Subtraction Exercise
Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers
Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers
Fractions Exercise - Reducing
Fractions Exercise - Largest Common Divisor
Fractions Exercise - Equivalents
Fractions Exercise - Change Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions
Fractions Exercise - Complete Equation
Decimals Exercise
Measurements Exercise 1
Measurements Exercise 2
Measurement - Conversions
Percent Exercise
Positive and Negative Numbers
Positive and Negative Numbers Exercise - 1
Positive and Negative Numbers Exercise - 2
Positive and Negative Numbers Exercise - 3
Powers and Roots
Ratio and Proportion
Scientific Notation
Exercise 1 Scientific Notation
Exercise 2 Scientific Notation
Statistics and Probability
Statistics and Probability Exercise
Unit 2- Algebra
What is Algebra Equations Multi-step equations Graphing equations Equations Exercise 1 Equations Exercise - 2 Equations Exercise - 4 Equations Exercise - 5 Multi-step Equations Exercise 1 Multi-step Equations Exercise 2 Finding the Distance Between Two Points Exercise Find the Slope of a Line
Unit 3- Geometry
Solid Figures
Unit 4- Word Problems
Six Steps to Master Word problems
Math Word problems
Math Post-test
Author / Instructor Information
Author James Harned
Instructor(s) An instructor from our GED faculty page is assigned to assist each student.
Office location 2669 Forest Hill Blvd Ste. 207, WPB, Fl 33406
Office hours Call for an Appointment
Phone 866-357-0841 or toll free 866-357-0841
Biography James L. Harned, Ph.D., Director, Basic Adult Education, has been involved in basic adult education for more than 18 years. Jim holds a doctoral degree in Distance and Adult Education, with a minor in Distance Education from the University of Oklahoma. He has designed and conducted adult education programs in New Mexico and Oklahoma. He specializes in basic adult education and G.E.D. educational programs. He prefers to author courses for delivery in the Moodle virtual classroom, a product of Web Based Training, Systems. While in his doctoral program he designed and taught remedial education courses that enabled marginal students to function satisfactorily in college level courses. He further provided the university faculty with courses on the use of the internet and distance education instructional design. He is the author of the OLT Basic Adult Education series and the lead instructor - teacher - educator in that program. His passions include seeking ways individuals can develop educationally and aiding his students in achieving their personal and professional goals. He seeks to create online learning environments that foster success. Dr. Harned joined OLT in 1998.
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