MAT-079 - Pre-Algebra for Math Success4 credits
This is a lecture and project based course that will meet for a total of six hours per week. The teaching methodology employed in this course utilizes a series of projects and interactive computer assignments to promote learning. Topics include whole numbers and the place value system, operations of whole numbers and order of operations, fractions and mixed numerals, operations with these numbers, and applications. Additional topics include decimal notation, percent notation, and conversions between decimal, fractional, and percent notation, ratio and proportion, applications, and problem solving, basic statistical measures, units of linear measurement, American and metric systems, and geometric formulas and applications. Also included is an introduction to algebra, including the real number system and operations of integers. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC. Students must achieve a C- or better to pass the course.
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