Support for Intermediate Algebra
This course reviews the core prerequisite skills and concepts for intermediate algebra and is intended for students who are eligible for enrollment in MATH 30, Elementary Algebra. Topics include computational skills developed in pre-algebra, the vocabulary of algebra, translation from English to algebra, and evaluation of literal expressions and functions. Topics covered in more depth include solving and graphing linear equations and inequalities in one and two variables, solving and graphing systems of equations in two variables, factoring, algebraic operations on polynomial and rational expressions, solving quadratics using factoring, and rational equations and inequalities. Topics in Math 32 are taught strategically throughout the semester to provide a "just in time" instruction of prerequisite skills needed to master concepts in Math 64 as they arise. Offered pass/no pass only. (Formerly MATH 296-1).