Course: MA110 Algebra
Subject Area: Mathematics
Provide students with a basis for advanced mathematics and aid them in solving mathematical problems. The course uses modern terminology as it applies to Algebra. Topics covered include: proportions, percent word problems, percent change, unit conversion, average, representation of data, simple probability, counting techniques in probability, place value, pattern identification, function notation, factors, fractions, absolute value, and order of operations, manipulation of algebraic expressions, number lines and the coordinate plane, multi-step equations, parallel lines, area and perimeter, slope and linear graphing, angle properties, area of geometric figures. The course focuses on the 400 level problems and extends into the 500 level problems from the ACT College Readiness Standards. A scientific calculator is required for this course (we recommend the TI-30XIIS or graphing calculator TI-84).
If you take this course, you must also take MA110-S2 – Algebra S2
Successful completion of 8th grade mathematics