Prealgebra (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

Topics covered in this course include an introduction to variables, integers and algebraic expressions; simplifying algebraic expressions involving integers, fractions and decimals; solving algebraic equations involving integers, fractions, decimals and percents; ratio and proportions; applications using basic concepts from geometry; and introduction to graphing via point-plotting.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • MATH 45 with a minimum grade of 2.0. Competence in arithmetic without the aid of a calculator.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Calculate sums, differences, products and quotients involving integers.
  • Apply order of operations to mathematical problems.
  • Solve linear equations involving integers, fractions and decimals.
  • Solve percentage problems.
  • Solve proportion problems.
  • Solve problems involving perimeter, area, volume and the Pythagorean theorem.
  • Translate English expressions into mathematical expressions.
  • Graph linear equations by plotting points.
  • Simplify expressions using properties of exponents.
  • Simplify fractional expressions.
  • Evaluate algebraic expressions.
  • Factor the greatest common factor (GCF) from a polynomial expression.
  • Apply the prime factorization method to greatest common factor (GCF) or least common multiple (LCM) problems.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2017; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 01/30/2017

 047112373Prealgebra Online3Bearden L$17.0014/31/0Open

Winter; 2017; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/09/2017

 047112971Prealgebra Online3Bearden L$17.0016/31/0Open
 047112974Prealgebra Online3Stetson B$17.006/31/0Open
 047113004Prealgebra 3Maddox A$12.000/31/2Closed
T R 08:30AM-09:50AMLA440
 047113005Prealgebra 3Weyand G$12.003/28/0Open
M W 12:00PM-01:20PMLA110
 047113006Prealgebra 3Shalan S$12.000/28/0Closed
M W 01:30PM-02:50PMLA110
 047113007Prealgebra 3Ginsberg L$12.004/28/0Open
T R 02:00PM-03:20PMLA110
 047113086Prealgebra 3Katula G$12.008/28/0Open
M W 05:30PM-06:50PMLA110
 047113108Prealgebra 3Katula G$12.001/31/0Open
M W 11:30AM-12:50PMBTC200
 047216142Prealgebra 3Joshi R$12.0014/31/0Open
M 09:00AM-11:54AMRC670
 047216259Prealgebra 3Shields K$12.006/31/0Open
W 07:00PM-09:54PMRC675

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