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

Fall; 2017; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/19/2017

 047142447Prealgebra Online3Kavanaugh E$12.0023/31/0Open

Fall; 2017; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/28/2017

 047142450Prealgebra Online3Kerr S$17.0029/31/0Open
 047142983Prealgebra Online3Kerr S$17.0026/31/0Open
 047143002Prealgebra 3Schmansky P$12.0014/28/0Open
M W 01:00PM-02:20PMBTC170
 047143010Prealgebra 3Schmansky P$12.0018/28/0Open
M W 02:30PM-03:50PMBTC165
 047143013Prealgebra 3Carley D$12.0014/28/0Open
M W 12:30PM-01:50PMLA110
 047143016Prealgebra 3Carley D$12.0021/28/0Open
M W 02:00PM-03:20PMLA110
 047143054Prealgebra 3Rosen M$12.0023/28/0Open
T R 07:30PM-08:50PMLA110
 047143056Prealgebra 3Meehan G$12.0025/28/0Open
M W 07:30PM-08:50PMLA100
 047246009Prealgebra 3Balayeva O$12.0029/30/0Open
M W 09:00AM-10:20AMRC680
 047246112Prealgebra 3Balayeva O$12.0020/31/0Open
T R 11:00AM-12:20PMRC370

Spring; 2017; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/08/2017

 047122954Prealgebra Online3Kavanaugh E$12.0011/31/0Open
 047123017Prealgebra 3Rainey A$12.0015/28/0Open
M T W R 08:25AM-09:51AMLA110
 047226059Prealgebra 3Gueorguiev E$12.0017/31/0Open
M W 06:00PM-09:10PMRC695

Summer; 2017; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/03/2017

 047132454Prealgebra Online3Kavanaugh E$12.0021/31/0Open
 047236161Prealgebra 3Maheshwari N$12.0020/31/0Open
T R 06:00PM-09:10PMRC675

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