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Course Description

MA 090 Beginning Algebra 4 cr.

  • Offered: Fall, Winter
  • Prerequisite: OC 080 (B- or better) or satisfactory score on the math placement exam.

A developmental course, applying to some diplomas and certificates but not to associate or bachelor's degrees; not included in the NMU grade point average calculation. This course is intended for students who plan to study intermediate algebra. Topics include such areas as the following: the fundamental operations of algebra, graphing, linear equations, exponents, and introductory probability and statistics. Topics include: the fundamental operations of algebra, linear equations and inequalities, exponents, radicals, and basic factoring. Applications are emphasized.