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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAT 152 - Elementary Algebra

Class: 5 Credits: 5
This course includes the following topics: operations with signed numbers and algebraic expression; solving linear equations; factoring; and an introduction to graphing.

Prerequisite(s): Take MAT 032  and RDG 032 .
Course Topics:
  • Performing operations with signed numbers
  • 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 without the use of a calculator.
  2. Solve linear equations using operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, or 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 Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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