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# MATH 080C - Mathematics PREP C

For students who need review of the fundamentals of arithmetic, a thorough introduction to signed numbers, and a presentation of the basic concepts of algebra. Topics include proportion and percent, polynomials, factoring, linear equations and inequalities in one variable including systems, graphing, integer exponents and quadratic equations. Applications are included throughout the course. This self-paced course has no lecture and incorporates independent computer use: in order to advance through course topics, students must achieve required level of mastery. This course is intended for continuing MATH 080 students who have made suitable progress in a previous semester.
TWO EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION. PREREQUISITE(S): Consent of department. Assessment Level(s): AELR 930 /READ 099 .

2 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course a student will be able to:

• Round a number accurately to a given decimal place.
• Demonstrate the order of integers, fractions, decimals, and percents.
• Apply the order of operations to numerical expressions involving integers, fractions, and decimals.
• Evaluate algebraic expressions using integers, fractions, and decimals.
• Solve application problems using proportions and percents.
• Calculate the perimeter, circumference, and the area of a rectangle, triangle, and circle, and calculate the volume of a rectangular solid.
• Solve linear equations and inequalities in one variable with integer and rational coefficients.
• Graph linear equations in two variables in the rectangular coordinate system.
• Solve basic literal equations for a specified variable.
• Find the slope of a line both graphically and algebraically.
• Locate the equation of a line that contains two given points.
• Solve systems of linear equations in two variables.
• Apply the laws of exponents for integer exponents to simplify expressions.
• Add, subtract, and multiply polynomials.
• Factor binomials and trinomials completely.