The math department of the Academic Success Programs provides instruction that helps prepare students for success in subsequent math or related courses required for graduation. All math classes use MyLabsPlus for homework and supplemental practice. Drop-in math tutoring is available through the Academic Success Center. Hours are posted each semester.

Upon completion of the math program, the student will be able to

I. Solve application problems by writing and solving linear equations.

II. Solve polynomial equations using an appropriate method (by factoring, taking square roots, or using the quadratic formula).

III. Graph linear and quadratic functions using an appropriate method (intercept method, slope/intercept, vertex and other points, etc.).

### Courses Offered:

**MATH 0234 Beginning Algebra with Pre-Algebra 4 Cr. (4 Lec.)**

Prerequisite: Required placement score.

A competency-based course that consists of:

- pre-algebra
- linear equations and inequalities,
- graphing and functions,
- polynomials.

**MATH 0233 Beginning Algebra 3 Cr. (3 Lec.)**

Prerequisite: Required placement score.

A competency-based course that consists of:

- linear equations and inequalities,
- graphing and functions,
- polynomials.

**MATH 1203 Intermediate Algebra 3 Cr. (3 Lec.)**

Prerequisite: MATH 0233 Beginning Algebra or MATH 0234 Beginning Algebra with Pre-algebra, or required placement score.

A competency-based course that consists of:

- rational functions,
- radical functions,
- quadratic functions,
- graphing of functions including quadratics,
- polynomials of second degree or higher and quadratics;
- solving quadratic equations and inequalities;
- understanding and using the graphing calculator.

#### Internet Math Resources

MyLabsPlus

Contains the required homework, quizzes and additional practice exercises.

Algebra Homework Help

Contains practice problems and solutions for Pre-Algebra,

Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry.

AlgebraHelp

Practice worksheets from basic equations through graphing.

Tips for Studying Math

Wide variety of resources on tips and strategies for studying and taking tests in math.