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MATHJ 97 - Jump Start into Intermediate Algebra

Credits: 2
A brief review of math skills needed to succeed in MATH 97 , including study skill tips for math classes. Class culminates with an opportunity to reevaluate math placement. This is a pass/no credit course.

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

  1. Define a function.
  2. Graph linear, quadratic, and other functions.
  3. Solve basic problems involving ratios, proportions, and variation.
  4. Work with rational exponents.
  5. Solve quadratic equations using tables, graphs and algebra.
  6. Identify non-real solutions of equations.
  7. Use mathematics to solve practical applications.
  8. Solve rational equations.
  9. Solve radical equations.
  10. Perform operations with radical and rational expressions.
  11. Derive linear and quadratic equations and solve basic problems using linear and quadratic regression techniques.

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
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • 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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