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MAT-095 - Foundations for College Mathematics
Foundations for College Mathematics includes: converting between units of measure; calculating measures of center; reading and interpreting graphs; writing linear equations; solving and applying linear equations; solving systems of linear equations; rules of exponents; scientific notation; operations with polynomials; factoring basic polynomials; solving proportions; simplifying expressions containing radicals; evaluating exponential functions; graphing box-and-whisker plots, histograms, ogives, linear equations and exponential functions. Prerequisite: MAT-091 or a satisfactory score on the placement exam; exemption/concurrent enrollment in ENG-001. Four hours class time each week. Zero credits. Four billable hours.
Academic Level:
Transitional Mathematics
Mathematics: Transitional*
Please see course description for all prerequisites.
OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to: 1. Convert between units of measure. 2. Convert between scientifc notation and standard form. 3. Calculate measures of center. 4. Read and interpret graphs. 5. Create box-and whisker plots, histograms, and ogives. 6. Translate, solve, and graph linear equations. 7. Simplify an expression using rules of exponents. 8. Add, subtract, and multiply polynomials. 9. Completely factor basic polynomials. 10. Solve systems of linear equations by graphing and substitution. 11. Simplify basic radical expressions. 12. Evaluate and graph exponential functions. 13. Solve applications that can be modeled by linear equations, formulas, exponential functions, and or proportions. (PG1, PG2, PG3, PG4)
Foundations for College Mathematics
Course: MAT-095 - Foundations for College Mathematics