MTH060 :  Beginning Algebra I

This is the first half of the beginning algebra course for both the baccalaureate-prep and career-technical student emphasizing problem-solving and practical applications using numerical, algebraic and graphical models. The topics covered include the real number system, positive integer exponents, unit conversions and dimensional analysis, simplifying algebraic expressions, modeling and solving problem situations with linear equations and formulas, the Cartesian plane and applications which require the Pythagorean Theorem. A graphing calculator is required and its use is fully integrated in the course.
Prerequisite: RD090, WR090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A graphing calculator is required. A TI-83 Plus or TI-84 is recommended.
Credit Hours: 4
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