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MATH 085 Introduction to Elementary Algebra (5)

(Previously MATH-088) Beginning algebra specifically designed for students with no algebra background. Topics include introduction to variables and signed numbers, solutions to linear equations and inequalities, simplification of algebraic expressions, evaluation and manipulation of formulas, an emphasis on word problems and graphing of linear equations. Scientific calculator required.

Prerequisite: ENGL/ 085 with a minimum grade of C (may be taken concurrently) or equivalent; and MATH 075 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent or ABE 035 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent.