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# MATH 70 - Pre-Algebra

Credits: 5
Study of problem solving, geometry and measurement, exponents, and signed numbers. Includes introductory work with polynomials, simple equations, basic descriptive statistics, and graphing.

Enrollment Requirement: MATH 62  with a grade of 2.5 or higher; or appropriate math placement.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

1. Perform operations with fractions, decimals, and integers in an algebraic environment including order of operations.
2. Apply geometry and measurement concepts including the Pythagorean theorem.
3. Perform operations with integer exponents.
4. Simplify basic polynomial expressions.
5. Solve simple equations.
6. Calculate basic descriptive statistics.
7. Graph points onto the Cartesian coordinate system.

Program Outcomes
1. Recognize which quantitative or symbolic reasoning methods are appropriate for solving a given problem.
2. Correctly implement the quantitative or symbolic reasoning methods that are appropriate for solving a given problem.
3. Translate data into various formats such as symbolic language, equations, graphs, and formulas.

College-wide Outcomes
• Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.

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