# Course Description

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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.)

• MATH 45 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or a minimum score of 16 ACT-Math, 22 SAT-Math, 60 CPT-Arithmetic, 240 NGA-Arithmetic or 220 NGA-Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics.
• 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

CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2021; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/21/2021

047142447PrealgebraONL3House H19/31/0Open\$12.00
047143013PrealgebraMC3Abney L5/16/0Open\$12.00M W  12:00 PM-01:46 PM BTC165
047143056PrealgebraMC3Shields K9/16/0Open\$12.00M W  06:00 PM-07:46 PM BTC160

Fall; 2021; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/30/2021

047142450PrealgebraONL3House H20/31/0Open\$12.00
047143016PrealgebraRMT3Gerich R20/24/0Open\$12.00M W  02:00 PM-03:20 PM WEBWEB

Spring; 2021; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/10/2021

047123017PrealgebraRMT3Gerich R8/24/0Open\$12.00M T W R  08:25 AM-09:51 AM WEBWEB

Spring; 2021; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 05/10/2021

047122954PrealgebraONL3House H3/31/3Closed\$12.00

Summer; 2021; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/06/2021

047133011PrealgebraMC3Abney L2/16/0Open\$12.00M W  10:00 AM-01:10 PM BTC300

Key: Day of the Week

• T = Tuesday
• R = Thursday
• S = Saturday
• X = Sunday

Key: Class Location