MAT 055 Algebraic Literacy

4 Credit Hours • 60 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: Accuplacer 61-84 (EA)

Note: Accuplacer 45-60 (EA) may be advised into MAT 055 and must be taken concurrently with MAT 025, AAA 109. If students opt out of testing, they will take MAT 025 concurrently.

Develops algebraic skills necessary for manipulating algebraic expressions and solving algebraic equations. Topics in the course include radicals, complex numbers, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, quadratic equations, absolute value equations and inequalities, systems of linear equations, related applications, and math learning strategies. This course prepares students for College Algebra and Finite Math