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MAT 1050     Preparation for Algebra     4 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Math placement test results appropriate for this course within the last two years.
Note: DUE TO FEDERAL REGULATION THIS COURSE MAY NOT BE ELIBIGLE FOR FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID. PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR FINANCIAL AID OFFICE.

This course is designed for the student who has had little or no algebra and/or plans to take Elementary Algebra. Topics will include whole numbers, fractions, and decimals; ratio, proportion, and percent; positive exponents and square roots; perimeter, area and volume; unit conversions including metrics; positive and negative numbers; solving linear equations and word problems; basic operations with polynomials; graphs of lines; slope. Instruction will emphasize math study skill development and will be varied to include lecture, discovery, and practice. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4