This is a foundation course for computer and information system majors. Topics include binary, octal and hexa-decimal numbers, fixed point storage and arithmetic, the real number system, approximations, accuracy and precision, scientific notation, floating point notation and storage, and logical forms and operation. Computer laboratory exercises will be used to demonstrate the topics and techniques involved. Prerequisites: COP 1000 with a grade of “C” or better, or satisfactory score on mathematics placement test. Degrees Offered: A.S.