Liberal Arts > Mathematics

General Information

I. Catalog Course Description

Offers a first course in algebra. Topics include operations with signed numbers; algebraic symbols; evaluating formulas; operations with polynominal, radical and rational expressions; solving equations and application problems using algebra; and elementary graphing. Provides a foundation for the math used in business, science, engineering and related fields.

II: Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, successful students should be able to do the following:

  • Work with signed numbers.
  • Read, write and simplify algebraic expressions.
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide polynomial, radical and rational expressions.
  • Solve linear equations.
  • Solve quadratic equations by factoring.
  • Graph linear functions.
  • Solve applied problems.

III: Course Linkage

Although Math 95 does not fulfill any general education or degree program requirements, it will assist students toward developing appropriate college-level mathematical skills and problem solving skills.

Scheduled MATH-95 classes:

Fall 2019