Course Summary
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Self-paced (60-90 days)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Vocational-Certificate 3 Developmental level beginning algebra
This course is recommended for 3 semester hours in developmental level beginning algebra.


The course objective is to build mastery around linear, non-linear, and other mathematical functions that include algebraic, graphic, and numeric properties. Students will demonstrate the application of these concepts to the real life scenarios.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to simplify and evaluate numerical expressions
  • Factor polynomial expressions
  • Solve quadratic equations
  • And perform operations on complex numbers
  • Solve linear equations and inequalities
  • Interpret slope, intercepts, and graphs of lines
  • Simplify and multiply exponents and polynomials

General Course Topics:

  • The order of operations
  • Operations with fractions
  • Simplifying square roots
  • Converting a decimal into a fraction
  • Introduction to percentages
  • Solving single step equations
  • Combining like terms
  • Writing an equation
  • Solving equations with distribution
  • Solving linear inequalities
  • Evaluating a function
  • Finding the slope of a line
  • Identifying intercepts
  • Graphing a line
  • Horizontal and vertical lines
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Computer Based Training
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Case Studies
  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

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