Math Learning Center (MLC) Math 40
Math 40 : Pre-Algebra
Prerequisite: MATH 20 or equivalent with a grade of “C” or higher or “Pass” or completion of the Math assessment/placement process with a score eligible for MATH 40.
This course serves as a bridge from arithmetic to formal algebra.
Topics include a study of real numbers, an introduction to fundamental algebraic concepts and their applications,
proportional reasoning, informal geometry, measurement,and an introduction to the Cartesian coordinate system.
Textbook: Prealgebra: Cerritos College OER (Free download available on this website.)
Author: Lora Campeau and Dara Worrel
Material covered in the textbook:
Chapter 1 : Whole Numbers
Chapter 2 : Integers
Chapter 3 : The Fundamentals of Algebra
Chapter 4 : Fractions
Chapter 5 : Decimals
Chapter 6 : Ratios and Proportions
Chapter 7 : Percents
Chapter 8 : Graphing