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Elementary Algebra

Credit(s): 3

Math 025 is an introduction to mathematical concepts dealing with signed numbers, variables, polynomials, exponents, factoring, solving and graphing first-degree equations, and inequalities. The course also introduces solving factorable second-degree equations. It emphasizes the practical applications of these concepts. The course provides important skill-building for those who have not taken or have had difficulty with high school algebra. Note: MATH-025 carries no credit if taken after successful completion of a higher numbered math course. Lecture: 3 hours per week
Prerequisites: Entry is based on an appropriate score on the placement test, either COMPASS Pre-Algebra > 44 or a grade of C- or above in MATH-015