Dan Brown

Full Time Faculty - Mathematics

Mathematics & Computer Science

Office: MC 5 - Room: 182

480-461-7731

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM12:00 PM - 12:50 PM12:00 PM - 12:50 PM12:00 PM - 12:50 PM12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Note: My Office Hours ("Help Hours") are held in classroom MS 115 and are also available online. See Canvas for Webex meeting room link.

Classes Taught

Spring 2023

MAT121 Intermediate Algebra 4 Credits
Analysis of rational, radical, quadratic and exponential equations, functions and applications; graphs of radical, quadratic and exponential functions; operations on polynomial, rational, and radical expressions.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in each of the following courses: (MAT055, MAT056, and MAT057), OR a grade of C or better in MAT09+, OR an appropriate district placement.
This class may require a graphing calculator and/or online software package, such as MyMathLab, that may result in an additional cost to the student. Some instructors allow the use of the online textbook that accompanies the online software package in lieu of a physical textbook. Contact your instructor for details. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirements for each class within two years of first day of class. See http://www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies. It is highly encouraged that you attend one of the FREE MCC Math Boot Camps that occur prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/students/foundations-student-success/boot-camps/math-boot-camps for more information and to register.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30292
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoTuWeTh
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Class Started

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Spring Flex Start 2023

MAT081 Basic Arithmetic 4 Credits
Primary emphasis on conceptual understanding of and solving problems involving whole numbers, integers, mathematical operations, decimals, decimal operations, fractions, percentages, angles and geometric figures. Use of systems of measure, similarity, proportionality and the Pythagorean theorem. Focus on mathematical language, connections, patterns and reasoning, and additive and multiplicative reasoning. Prerequisites: None.
It is highly encouraged that you attend the FREE MCC Math Boot Camp that occurs prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/students/foundations-student-success/boot-camps for more information and to register.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29897
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Class Started

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

29899
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29899 Students may contact instructor at: daniel.brown@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

This course may require in person proctored assessments or exams that will be administered at Mesa Community College at no charge. Proctoring services not administered at Mesa Community college may be used and students are responsible for any additional costs incurred. Contact the instructor for further details.

29900
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29900 Students may contact instructor at: daniel.brown@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

This course may require in person proctored assessments or exams that will be administered at Mesa Community College at no charge. Proctoring services not administered at Mesa Community college may be used and students are responsible for any additional costs incurred. Contact the instructor for further details.

MAT091 Introductory Algebra 4 Credits
Emphasis on meanings related to variable, equality, inequality, equivalence. The use of additive and multiplicative reasoning in solving linear equations and inequalities in one variable. Validation of solution(s) through a reasonable mathematical defense. Transfer and apply knowledge through a process of sense making and reasonableness in mathematical problems and practical application situations. Recognize patterns and organize data to represent situations where output is related to input. Understand the concept of function and be able to represent functions in multiple ways, including tables, algebraic rules, graphs and contextual situations, and make connections among these representations. Read, represent, and interpret linear function relationships numerically, analytically, graphically and verbally and connect the different representations. Model and solve real world problems involving constant rate of change.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in each of the following courses: (MAT051, MAT052, and MAT053), OR a grade of C or better in MAT08+, OR an appropriate district placement.
It is highly encouraged that you attend one of the FREE MCC Math Boot Camps that occur prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/students/foundations-student-success/boot-camps/math-boot-camps for more information and to register.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30240
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/31/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Class Started

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

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