Aug 14, 2020
MATH 100B - Introductory 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 of algebra. Grade will be XC. Credits will not be allowed toward meeting bachelor’s degree requirements.
Prerequisite: either 400-490 on SAT, or 16-18 on ACT, or 39-49 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, quadratic, rational, and absolute-value 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
- Identify and use commutative, associative, and distributive properties of the integer, rational, real numbers.
- Recognize, apply, and model the addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and radical operations of the real numbers numerically, symbolically, scientific notation, 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 and applying appropriate technology to solve problems.
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