MAT-086 - Algebra for Educators

3 credits

This is a pre-college level course in elementary algebra. Topics include the real number systems, operations with real numbers, and simplification of algebraic expressions, solving equations and inequalities, applications and problem solving. Topics also include graphs of linear equations, exponents and scientific notation, operations with polynomials, factoring polynomials, solving quadratic equations by factoring, and applications and problem solving. This is a developmental course. Credit for this course will not be counted toward fulfilling graduation requirements at STCC. This course is restricted to students in the Teacher Education - Elementary program.

Prerequisite(s): MAT 073, MAT 078,  MAT 079 or placement at higher level on the math placement test.