MATH 115 Elementary Algebra* (3 Hours)
Prerequisites: MATH 111 with a grade of "C" or higher or appropriate score on the math placement test.
This is a beginning course in algebra, designed to help students acquire a solid foundation in the basic skills of algebra. Students will learn to simplify arithmetic and algebraic expressions, including exponential expressions, polynomials, rational expressions and radical expressions; solve equations and inequalities, including linear equations and quadratic equations; graph linear equations; and analyze linear equations. This course is the first in a sequence of courses leading to MATH 116 or higher. 3 or 5 hrs. lecture/wk.