MAT* 095 Elementary Algebra Foundations 3
An intensive preparatory course for students new to algebra or needing a thorough review of the subject. Emphasis is placed on developing students’ self-confidence in algebra and on developing appropriate support mechanisms to prepare for college level math. Topics include: operations on integers, rational numbers and real numbers, integer exponents, polynomials, factoring techniques, operations on variable expressions, first degree equations in one and two variables, systems of linear equations, liner inequalities in one variable, and simple quadratic equations. Real life applications are considered throughout. Required of students whose Basic Skills Assessment indicates that their chances for success in college would be enhanced by developing their mathematical skills. Credit for this course does not apply toward a degree or certificate.
Prerequisite: BSA placement or MAT* 075 with C or better