# Mathematics (MAT)

### Courses

**MAT 051. Fast Track Basic Math. 1.0 Credit.** Class-1.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to offer a fast-paced review of basic arithmetic skills for students who have previously mastered these skills. Topics include all arithmetic operations on whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percents. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate mastery of basic computational skills, as well as their application to relevant mathematical problems.

**MAT 061. Fast Track Essential Math. 1.0 Credit.** Class-1.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to offer a fast-paced, intensive review of skills taught in MAT 060. Emphasis is placed on working with signed numbers, problems involving proportions and per cents, as well as simplifying expressions and solving equations in algebra. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate mastery of pre-algebra computations and to solve relevant, multi-step problems.

**MAT 070. Introductory Algebra. 4.0 Credits.** Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course establishes a foundation in algebraic concepts and problem solving. Topics include signed numbers, exponents, order of operations, simplifying expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities, graphing, formulas, polynomials, factoring, and elements of geometry. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the above concepts in problem solving using appropriate technology.

**MAT 071. Fast Track Introductory Algebra. 1.0 Credit.** Class-1.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to offer a fast-paced, intensive review of skills taught in MAT 070. Emphasis is placed on working with exponents, order of operations, simplifying algebraic expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities, graphing, formulas, polynomials, and factoring. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate mastery of introductory algebra concepts and apply these principles in solving problems.

**MAT 080. Intermediate Algebra. 4.0 Credits.** Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course continues the study of algebraic concepts with emphasis on applications. Topics include factoring; rational expressions; rational exponents; rational, radical, and quadratic equations; systems of equations; inequalities; graphing; functions; variations; complex numbers; and elements of geometry. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the above concepts in problem solving using appropriate technology.

Corequisites: Take One: RED 080 or ENG 085

**MAT 081. Fast Track Intermediate Algebra. 1.0 Credit.** Class-1.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed to offer a fast-paced review of skills taught in Intermediate Algebra, MAT 080. Topics include factoring; graphing; functions; geometry; solving systems of equations and inequalities; and evaluating, simplifying, and solving rational, radical, and polynomial expressions and equations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate mastery of intermediate algebra concepts and apply these principles in solving problems.

**MAT 090. Accelerated Algebra. 4.0 Credits.** Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course covers algebraic concepts with emphasis on applications. Topics include those covered in MAT 070 and MAT 080. Upon completion, students should be able to apply algebraic concepts in problem solving using appropriate technology.