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Mathematics

MATH 47


Prealgebra


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.

Prerequisites

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

  • Competence in arithmetic without using a calculator OR
  • MATH 45 or equivalent with grade of 2.0 or better.

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.
  • Simplify expressions by removing parentheses and combining like terms.
  • Simplify polynomial expressions.
  • Factor Greatest Common Factors from polynomial expression.
  • Apply the prime factorization method to Greatest Common Factor or Least Common Multiple problems.

Course Schedule

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

MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/02/2015

 047112373Prealgebra Online3Bearden L$30.0025/31/0Open
 047112778Prealgebra Online3McCoy M$30.0024/31/0Open

MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/12/2015

 047112472Prealgebra Online3Zaccone L$30.0024/31/0Open
 047112971Prealgebra Online3Zaccone L$30.0011/31/0Open
 047113004Prealgebra 3Balayeva O 21/31/0Open
T R 08:30AM-09:50AMLA440
 047113005Prealgebra 3Ginsberg L 5/28/0Open
M W 12:00PM-01:20PMLA110
 047113006Prealgebra 3Ginsberg L 14/28/0Open
M W 01:30PM-02:50PMLA110
 047113007Prealgebra 3Haldane J 0/28/0Closed
T R 02:00PM-03:20PMLA110
 047113086Prealgebra 3Manna W 14/28/0Open
M W 05:30PM-06:50PMLA110
 047113108Prealgebra 3Manna W 6/31/0Open
M W 11:30AM-12:50PMBTC200
 047216142Prealgebra 3Balayeva O 20/31/0Open
M 09:00AM-11:54AMRC670
 047216259Prealgebra 3Maheshwari N 9/31/0Open
W 07:00PM-09:54PMRC380
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