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Developmental Mathematics

MAT - 098 Pre-Algebra This is a developmental course in pre-algebra skills. It includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and real numbers. Also covered is a study of percent, the metric system, data analysis, geometry, signed numbers, and equations. Approximately three additional hours per week should be expected using MathXL to complete online homework and tutorial programs. Students in this course may be required to attend the Learning Support Center for additional instruction and skill-building exercises. Semesters offered: Fall, Spring, Summer. 3 Credits

MAT - 099 Elementary Algebra This is a developmental course covering the standard topics in a high school Algebra I course. Included are units on the properties of the real number system, solving linear and quadratic equations, linear inequalities, operations with algebraic expressions, factoring, exponents, and radicals. Simple relations, the concept of a function, and an introduction to graphing are also included. Approximately three additional hours per week should be expected using MathXL to complete online homework and tutorial programs. Students in this course may be required to attend the Learning Support Center for additional instruction and skill-building exercises. Prerequisite: MAT 098 or appropriate score on placement test. Semesters offered: Fall, Spring, Summer. 3 Credits

MAT - 100 Intermediate Algebra This is a developmental course covering the topics course. It includes units on sets and their properties, the real number system, operating with algebraic expressions, factoring, exponents, and radicals. Students solve linear and quadratic equations, and inequalities. There are also units on the properties and graphs of functions and relations including lines, the conic sections centered at the origin, and the exponential and logarithmic functions. Math XL is required. Approximately three additional hours per week should be expected using MathXL to complete online homework and tutorial programs. Students in this course may be required to attend the Learning Support Center for additional instruction and skill building exercises. Prerequisite: MAT 099 or appropriate score on placement test. Semesters offered: Fall, Spring, Summer. 3 Credits