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# MATH 72 - Elementary Algebra

Credits: 5
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

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

1. Solve linear equations, linear inequalities, systems of linear equations, and literal equations.

2. Convert between the graph and the equation of a line.

3. Use unit analysis to convert measurements.

4. Solve ratio, rate, and proportional reasoning problems.

5. Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems.

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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