2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 18, 2024  
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PREP 071 - Introductory Algebra 1

2 Credits
This course is the first two credits of a five-credit sequence of courses that comprises Introductory Algebra. Introduction to the concepts of algebra. Operations on signed numbers, solution of linear equations, exponents and algebraic fractions, and basic operations on polynomials. Includes a review of some properties and operations of arithmetic. Intended for students who have had little or no algebra recently. Registration permitted first seven weeks (six in summer) as space is available. MATH 071/072/073/074 must all be completed with a 2.0 within a 12-month period.
Prerequisite MATH 044, MATH 047, or PREP 047 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or appropriate score on the math placement test. 
Dual Listed as Math 071

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Perform operations with fractions, decimals, percents, and signed numbers, and use these operations to solve applied problems.
  2. Apply the order of operations to evaluate and simplify mathematical expressions with and without variables.
  3. Demonstrate solutions to problems and interpret results.

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