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Course Description

Mathematics - MATH 47

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 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 TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2019; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/17/2019

 047142447PrealgebraOnline3Stetson B8/31/0Open$17.00 

Fall; 2019; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/27/2019

 047142450PrealgebraOnline3Stetson B17/31/0Open$17.00 
 047143002Prealgebra 3Capps D0/28/0Closed$12.00M W  01:00 PM-02:20 PM BTC170
 047143010Prealgebra 3Street S0/28/1Closed$12.00M W  02:30 PM-03:50 PM BTC165
 047143013Prealgebra 3Rainey A0/28/2Closed$12.00M W  12:30 PM-01:50 PM LA110
 047143016Prealgebra 3Carley D12/28/0Open$12.00M W  02:00 PM-03:20 PM LA110
 047143056Prealgebra 3Hu Z14/28/0Open$12.00M W  07:30 PM-08:50 PM LA100
 047246009Prealgebra 3Abney L15/30/0Open$12.00M W  09:00 AM-10:20 AM RC680
 047246112Prealgebra 3Rothstein C22/31/0Open$12.00T R  11:00 AM-12:20 PM RC685

Spring; 2019; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/11/2019

 047123017Prealgebra 3Gueorguiev E20/28/0Open$12.00M T W R  08:25 AM-09:51 AM LA110
 047226059Prealgebra 3Maheshwari N25/31/0Open$12.00M W  06:00 PM-09:10 PM RC695

Spring; 2019; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 05/11/2019

 047122954PrealgebraOnline3Mingela A14/31/0Open$17.00 

Summer; 2019; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/06/2019

 047236161Prealgebra 3Lai H26/31/0Open$12.00T R  06:00 PM-09:10 PM RC675

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