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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAT 101 - Beginning Algebra

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course includes the study of rational numbers and their applications, operations with algebraic expressions, linear equations and applications, linear inequalities, graphs of linear equations, operations with exponents and polynomials, and factoring.

Prerequisite(s): Take MAT 032  and RDG 032 .
Course Topics:
  • Perform operations with signed numbers using addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division without the use of a calculator.
  • Solving linear equations
  • Graphing linear equations
  • Completing operations with powers
  • Factoring algebraic expressions

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site www.sccsc.edu/bookstore
Required Materials:
  • Scientific calculator may be used beginning with Chapter 2.
    Any other device must be approved by the instructor of the course.

Grading System:
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Perform operations with signed numbers using addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division.
  2. Solve linear equations and inequalities using operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  3. Graph linear equations by plotting points or using slope/intercept.
  4. Complete operations with powers using rules for exponents.
  5. Factor polynomials using the most appropriate factoring strategy.

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  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

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  • Academic Integrity
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  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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