2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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TSMA 45 - Pre-Algebra

3 CR
Students will learn the skills they need to be successful in a beginning algebra course. The course includes an introduction to integers and rational numbers, the order of operations, variable and algebraic expressions, linear equations, graphing, application problems, proportions, geometric formulas, and basic computation of polynomials. Lab Fee

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® arithmetic score of at least 237, or TSMA 45C  with at least a grade of C.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Evaluate operations on integers and apply them to real-world situations.
  2. Evaluate operations on fractions and apply them to real-world situations.
  3. Evaluate operations on decimals and apply them to real-world situations.
  4. Express mathematical expressions and equations.
  5. Solve linear equations.
  6. Evaluate proportions and ratios.
  7. Support the result of a computation with mathematical reasoning.