Math Learning Center (MLC) Math 60
Math 60 Elementary Algebra
Prerequisite: MATH 40 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 60.
This course is designed for students with a deficiency in high school algebra.
Topics included are: real numbers, polynomials, rational expressions, first-degree equations and inequalities,
graphs of equations, linear systems of equations, exponents and radicals, and quadratic equations.
Textbook: ALGEBRA A First Course Third Edition
Material covered in the textbook:
Chapter 2 : Algebraic Expressions-Polynomials
Chapter 3 : Rational Numbers
Chapter 4 : First-Degree Equations
Chapter 5 : Word Problems (Covers 5.1, 5.2 and 5.4)
Chapter 6 : Functions and Relations-Graphing Linear Equations
Chapter 7 : Systems of Equations
Chapter 8 : Laws of Exponents
Chapter 9 : Multiplication and Division of Polynomials
Chapter 10 : Factoring
Chapter 11 : Multiplication and Division of Algebraic Fractions
Chapter 12 : Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
Chapter 13 : Radical Expression
Chapter 14 : Quadratic Equations (Covers 14.1 and 14.3)
Chapter 15 : Inequalities and Absolute Value