MAT 080 Preparation for General Education Mathematics

3 credits

Last Update Effective: 8/25/13

A non-transferable course that provides opportunities for problem solving. Topics from intermediate algebra necessary to be successful in MAT 101◊, 102◊ and 170◊, which include the real number system, equation solving, modeling with equations and algebraic functions, function concepts, polynomials, factoring, set theory, and elementary logic statements. All topics will provide the necessary foundation for students to engage in mathematical modeling and problem solving.

Prerequisite: COMPASS algebra score of 46-65 or MAT 055 with a grade of "C" or above or Mathematics ACT of 20 within the last two years.

Lecture: 3 hours

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