MATH-082 Beginning Algebra
Credits 4 / 4 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD-090, ACRD-091 or ACRD-092, completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of ACRD-080; MATH-021 with a 2.0 or higher, or placement into MATH-082.
This course teaches math topics equivalent to the first year of High School algebra and is recommended for students who did not take algebra or who need a review. Topics covered include real numbers, solving linear equations and inequalities, ratio, proportion and percent, problem solving, polynomials, factoring, algebraic fractions, graphic linear equations and square roots and radicals.
1. Prepare the student for successive mathematics courses 2. Expose the student to applications of elementary algebra to related fields.