Oct 02, 2023
MAT 095 - Foundations for College Mathematics
Number of Credits: 0
Foundations for College Mathematics includes: converting between units of measure; calculating measures of center; reading and interpreting graphs; writing linear equations; solving and applying linear equations; solving systems of linear equations; rules of exponents; scientific notation; operations with polynomials; factoring basic polynomials; solving proportions; simplifying expressions containing radicals; evaluating exponential functions; graphing box-and-whisker plots, histograms, ogives, linear equations and exponential functions. (Fall, Spring & Summer Only) Four hours lecture each week. Zero credits. Four billable hours.
Pre-requisite(s): MAT 091 or a satisfactory score on the placement exam; exemption/concurrent enrollment in ENG 001 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Convert between units of measure.
- Convert between scientifc notation and standard form.
- Calculate measures of center.
- Read and interpret graphs.
- Create box-and whisker plots, histograms, and ogives.
- Translate, solve, and graph linear equations.
- Simplify an expression using rules of exponents.
- Add, subtract, and multiply polynomials.
- Completely factor basic polynomials.
- Solve systems of linear equations by graphing and substitution.
- Simplify basic radical expressions.
- Evaluate and graph exponential functions.
- Solve applications that can be modeled by linear equations, formulas, exponential functions, and or proportions.
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