Aug 14, 2020
MATH 100A - Pre-Algebra
This course is designed to prepare students for college mathematics. Symbolic, graphical, and numeric representations will be studied to understand and apply the concepts underlying algebra. Grade will be XC. Credits will not be allowed toward meeting bachelor’s degree requirements.
Prerequisite: either 390 or below on SAT, 15 or below on ACT, or 38 or below on Pre-Algebra compass test.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Simplify and solve mathematical expressions of whole, integer, rational, and real numbers in symbolic and numeric form
- Recognize a variety of problem situations including real-world phenomena that can be modeled by linear functions
- Translate among numeric, symbolic, graphical, and real-world representations of functions
- Understand and use the order of operations for numerical calculations and for algebraic manipulations
- Applying appropriate technology to solve problems
- Recognize, apply, and model the four basic operations of the real numbers numerically, symbolically, and graphically
- Use and apply operations on decimal, percent, ratios, and rates numbers to solve problems
- Make and test hypothesis
- Work on extended problems in cooperative groups
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