Math 1090 in the Developmental Math Program in the Department of Mathematics at Western Michigan University is a mastery-based course designed to sharpen computational skills involving whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, geometric figures and word problems.
Math 1090 is a remedial class that does not provide credits towards graduation.
- Course syllabus
- Multiplication table
- Tips for success
- WMU Writing Center
EXAM DATES FOR spring 2018 BY EXAM NUMBER
- Friday, Jan. 26; 25 minutes
- Friday, Feb. 9; 25 minutes
- Wednesday, Feb. 28; 50 minutes
- Wednesday, March 28; 25 minutes
- Wednesday, April 11; 50 minutes
If you are unable to attend class on any exam day you must notify Dr. Eisenhart (269) 387-4117 or (269) 873-8194 before the exam or a make-up may be denied.
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE BY WEEK NUMBER
- Problem solving worksheet (Polya method), whole numbers and E-Learning Demo
- Whole number properties and meanings of operators
- Order of operations, variable sense, combining like terms and Exam 1
- Area verses perimeter and evaluate verses solve
- Using variables for problem solving (Polya method), Fraction meaning and Exam 2
- Equivalent fractions, comparing fractions, and ratios and proportions
- Adding fractions, multiplying and dividing fractions and revisit number properties and variable sense with fractions
- Comparing fraction additions and multiplications and Exam 3
- Spring break
- Signed number meaning, comparing signed numbers and adding signed numbers
- Subtracting signed numbers, absolute value and multiplying signed numbers,
- Dividing signed numbers, revisit number properties and variable sense with signed numbers, Exam 4, meaning of mixed numbers and adding and subtracting mixed numbers
- Multiplying mixed numbers, partial products, multiplying polynomials, revisit number properties and variable sense with signed numbers, decimal meaning and comparing decimals
- Using estimation and mixed number sense to understand operations with decimals, Exam 5, more proportions
- Solving proportion problems using variables, unit conversions, area verses perimeter and Pythagorean
Monday, March 19 is the last day a student can process an official withdrawal from a class to avoid a failing grade.