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MAT 086 Pre-Algebra
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: A review of the fundamental concepts of algebra. This course provides a strong base for success in future algebra courses. RDG091 is recommended.

Prerequisites: MAT082

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: RDG091 is recommended

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Perform the basic operations with numbers of the real number system by applying mathematical rules.
2. (Application Level) Use basic geometry concepts to solve problems involving perimeter, area, and volume of geometric figures.
3. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the measures of angles utilizing definitions and theorems involving angles, including vertical, right, corresponding, complementary, and supplementary angles.
4. (Application Level) Solve and apply simple linear equations and inequalities.
5. (Evaluation Level) Graph and interpret linear equations in the Cartesian Coordinate Plane by applying mathematical concepts such as the distance formula, midpoint formula and other formulas, and use mathematical terminology appropriately, including: slope, points, and intercepts.
6. (Analysis Level) Describe tendencies and make conjectures and predictions, and create table, bar, circle, and line graphs based on the data set.
7. (Application Level) Compute the midpoint of and distance between two points in the Cartesian Coordinate Plane, and analyze data represented graphically.
8. (Application Level) Perform the basic operations of polynomials.
9. (Application Level) Apply the laws of exponents, such as squared, cubed, to the power of X.
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