Jul 14, 2020  
NIACC Catalog 2019-2020 
NIACC Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MAT - 092 Intermediate Algebra

(4 s.h.)

Prerequisite: MAT - 063 Elementary Algebra  with a grade of C or higher, or Accuplacer Arithmetic score of at least 109, or Accuplacer Elementary Algebra score of at least 109, or Accuplacer College Math score of at least 42, or ACT Math score of at least 20, or SAT math score of 480, or an ALEKS score of 30.
This course will prepare the student for college algebra and trigonometry or other course work that requires the same level of sophistication. Topics include properties of real numbers, linear and quadratic equations, graphs of linear and quadratic equations, systems of equations, polynomials and rational expressions, inequalities, integral and rational exponents, radicals, and complex numbers. Students may substitute successful completion of a high school algebra course for the prerequisite above. Credit earned will not satisfy the requirements for an Associate Degree and will not be used in calculating cumulative grade point average for graduation. Course is taught in competency-based instruction format.

Lecture Hours: 60
Lab Hours: 0
Clinical Hours: 0
Work Experience Hours: 0

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