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Communication Skills

CLAST skills are required in these broad categories:

 Mathematical Skills MAC 1105 MAC 1140 MGF 1106 STA 2023 Arithmetic Skills Adds and subtracts rational numbers X X X X Multiplies and divides rational numbers X X X X Adds and subtracts rational numbers in decimal X X X X Multiplies and divides rational numbers in decimal form X X X X Calculates percent increase and percent decrease X X X Solves the sentence a% of b is c, where values for two of the variables are given X X Recognizes the meaning of exponents X X X X Recognizes the role of the base number in determining place value in the base-ten numeration system X Identifies equivalent forms of positive rational numbers involving decimals, percents and fractions X X X Determines the order relation between real numbers X X X Identifies a reasonable estimate of a sum, average or product of numbers X X X Infers relations between numbers in general by examining particular number pairs X X X Solves real-world problems which do not require the use of variables and which do not involve percent X Solves real-world problems which do not require the use of variables and which do require the use of percent X Solves problems that involve the structure and logic of arithmetic X X X Geometry and Measurement Skills Rounds measurements to the nearest given unit of the measuring device used X X Calculates distances X X X Calculates areas X X X Calculates volumes X X X Identifies relationships between angle measure X Classifies simple plane figures by recognizing their properties X Recognizes similar triangles and their properties X Identifies appropriate units of measurement for geometric objects X X X Infers formulas for measuring geometric figures X Selects applicable formulas for computing measures of geometric figures X X X Solves real-world problems involving perimeters, areas, volumes of geometric figures X X X Solves real-world problems involving the Pythagorean property X X X Logical Reasoning Deduces facts of set inclusion or set non-inclusion from a diagram X Identifies statements equivalent to the negations of simple and compound statements X Determines equivalence or nonequivalence of statements X Draws logical conclusions from data X Recognizes that an argument may not be valid even though its conclusion is true X Recognizes valid reasoning patterns as illustrated by valid arguments in everyday language X Selects applicable rules for transforming statements without affecting their meaning X Draws logical conclusions when facts warrant them X Algebra Skills Adds and subtracts real numbers X X X X Multiplies and divides real numbers X X X X Applies the order-of-operations agreement to computations involving numbers and variables X X X X Uses scientific notation in calculations involving very large or very small measurements X X X Solves linear equations X X X X Solves linear inequalities X X X Uses given formulas to compute results when geometric measurements are not involved X X X X Finds particular values of a function X X X Factors a quadratic expression X X Finds the roots of a quadratic equation X X Solves a system of two linear equations in two unknowns X X Uses properties of operations correctly X X X X Determines whether a particular number is among the solutions of a given equation or inequality X X X Recognizes statements and conditions of proportionality and variation X X Identifies regions of the coordinate plans which correspond to specified conditions and vice versa X X Uses applicable properties to select equivalent equations and inequalities X X X X Solves real-world problems involving the use of variables aside from commonly used geometric formulas X X X X Solves problems that involve the structure and logic of algebra X X X X Statistics Skills, Including Probability Identifies information contained in bar, line and circle graphs X X Determines the mean, median and mode of a set of numbers X X Uses the fundamental counting principle X X Recognizes properties and interrelationships among the mean, median and mode in a variety of distributions X X Chooses the most appropriate procedure for selecting an unbiased sample from a target population X X Identifies the probability of a specified outcome in an experiment X X Infers relations and makes accurate predictions from studying statistical data X X Interprets real-world problems involving frequency and cumulative frequency tables X X Solves real-world problems involving probabilities X X   © Florida Community College at Jacksonville 