MATH 72 - Elementary Algebra
Study of graphing, solving linear equations and inequalities, unit analysis, ratios, rates, proportions, solving systems of equations, Pythagorean Theorem, and applications. Course requires a graphing calculator.
Enrollment Requirement: MATH 70 with a grade of 2.5 or higher; or appropriate math placement.
Course Fee: $2.00
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
Solve linear equations, linear inequalities, systems of linear equations, and literal equations.
Convert between the graph and the equation of a line.
Use unit analysis to convert measurements.
Solve ratio, rate, and proportional reasoning problems.
Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems.
- Recognize which quantitative or symbolic reasoning methods are appropriate for solving a given problem.
- Correctly implement the quantitative or symbolic reasoning methods that are appropriate for solving a given problem.
- Translate data into various formats such as symbolic language, equations, graphs, and formulas.
- 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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