MAT-089 - Extended Algebra 1

4 credits

This is a lecture course in elementary algebra with a review of Pre-Algebra that will meet for a total of six hours per week with a focus on student-centered learning techniques. Review topics include whole numbers, operations of whole numbers and order of operations, fractions and mixed numerals, decimals, and percent notation. Topics include the real number system, operations of real numbers, simplification of algebraic expressions, and solving equations and inequalities. Topics also include graphing of linear equations, slopes, equations of lines, and graphing inequalities in two variables, systems of linear equations, applications and problem solving. Additional topics are exponents, scientific notation, and operations with Polynomials. 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.

Prerequisite(s): MAT-078, MAT-079 or MAT-073 (minimum grade C-) or placement at Algebra I on the math placement test.

Previously known as: ALGB-080