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Online Class: Basic Math 101

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Course Description

Fear fractions no more. And learn whether to add first or multiply first in a string of operations. Whether you are struggling with basic math functions in a course today, you are taking a new job that demands understanding of math, or you simply need to review or remember some part of basic math, this course will bring you up to speed. Learn to really understand addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; know how to calculate and move among decimals, fractions, and percents; figure out ratios and proportions like a pro; and learn to use a calculator for basic math functions.

This course deals with the nuts and bolts of Math. Students will become equipped with a solid foundation of the mathematical tools required to solve more complex mathematical  operations. This course would benefit any student (regardless of age) who requires help understanding basic math skills in order to pass a placement test, a course, a specific job, or a review or brush up on math skills.


No previous education is required though understanding lesson material assumes students at least have a 7th grade reading level. Lessons will focus on the steps involved in adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing as well as the order of operations. In addition this course will focus on the various forms of numbers such as fractions, decimals, percents, radical signs, absolute value signs exponents, ratios.
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  • Self-Paced
  • Instructor Support
  • 6 Months to Complete
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  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
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Universal Class, Inc. has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this approval, Universal Class, Inc. has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is widely recognized as the Standard of good practice internationally. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, Universal Class, Inc. is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its courses that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

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Course Lessons

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  • Lesson 1 : Numbers and Terminology

    This lesson focuses on numbers and terminology, such as digits, place values, and variables.
  • Lesson 2 - Addition

    This lesson focuses on addition, both simple and carrying.
  • Lesson 3 : Subtraction

    This lesson covers subtraction, both basic and borrowing.
  • Lesson 4 : Multiplication

    This lesson focuses on multiplication, including both single and multiple digits.
  • Lesson 5 - Division

    This lesson covers division, including grouping, facts, and single and multiplier divisors.
  • Lesson 6 : Signs used in Operations - Positive and Negative Numbers

    This lesson focuses on signs used in operations, including positive and negative numbers.
  • Lesson 7 - Operations and Properties

    This lesson looks at operations and properties, including closure, and order of operations.
  • Lesson 8 - Fractions

    This lesson focuses on fractions, including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.
  • Lesson 9 - Decimals/The Decimal Number System

    This lesson focuses on decimals, including moving them, converting fractions, adding and subtracting, etc.
  • Lesson 10 - Percents

    This lesson focuses on using percents, including converting.
  • Lesson 11 - Other Operations

    This lesson looks at other operations, including rounding, estimating, exponents, powers, etc.
  • Lesson 12 - Calculators: Using a Calculator

    This final lesson focuses on correctly using a calculator.

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Course Title: Basic Math 101
Course Number: 7550572
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: High School Level
CEU Value: 2.1 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Jeff Clark
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $75.00

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Summarize numbers and basic terminology.
  • Solve addition problems.
  • Solve subtraction problems.
  • Solve multiplication problems.
  • Solve division problems.
  • Solve problems involving positive and negative numbers.
  • Solve fraction problems.
  • Solve decimal problems.
  • Solve percent problems, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
An IntroductionAssignment5
Lesson 1 Assignment: Identifying NumbersAssignment20
Quiz for Lesson 1 - Numbers and TerminologyExam10
Lesson 2 Assignment: Practicing AdditionAssignment20
Quiz for Lesson 2 - AdditionExam10
Lesson 3 Assignment: Subtraction PracticeAssignment20
Quiz for Lesson 3 - SubtractionExam10
Lesson 4 Assignment: Multiplication ExercisesAssignment20
Quiz for Lesson 4 : MultiplicationExam10
Lesson 5 Assignment: Division PracticeAssignment20
Quiz for Lesson 5 - DivisionExam10
Lesson 6 Assignment: Practice with SignsAssignment20
Quiz for Lesson 6 - Signs used in Operations – Positive and Negative NumbersExam10
Lesson 7 Assignment: Order of Operation ProblemsAssignment20
Quiz for Lesson 7 - Operations and PropertiesExam8
Lesson 8 Assignment: Practice with FractionsAssignment20
Quiz for Lesson 8 - FractionsExam10
Lesson 9 Assignment: Decimal PracticeAssignment20
Quiz for Lesson 9 - Decimals/The Decimal Number SystemExam9
Lesson 10 Assignment: Practicing PercentsAssignment20
Quiz for Lesson 10 - PercentsExam10
Lesson 11 Assignment: Practicing Other OperationsAssignment20
Quiz for Lesson 11 - Other OperationsExam10
Lesson 12 Assignment: Using the CalculatorAssignment20
Quiz for Lesson 12 - Calculators : Using a CalculatorExam9
The Final ExamExam116
Total Points:477

Student Testimonials

  • "I really found the combination of written materials and video content and class e-mail, as well as the netlinks and study exercises, to be the most helpful." -- Wilson M.
  • "The precentage was very helpful learning how to divide and multiply with precentages helped me with the steps." -- Dorothea B.
  • "The videos were most helpful." -- Suzette N.
  • "The instructor is very good." -- Ruth D.
  • "Fast feedback!" -- Cynthia S.
  • "I really struggled with fractions and the instructor was very helpful in his responses to my wrong answers. I was able to go back and review the lesson and see my mistakes....I felt the instructor did an excellent job in explaining my wrong answers. If he could have added an extra help link and maybe retake or take a new test after visiting those links I would feel more confident." -- Mary Beth R.
  • "This course explained everything very clearly; it was awesome!" -- Haley G.
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