Course Details

MATH 038 Pre-Algebra and Study Skills

4 hours lecture, 4 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course is a study of the fundamentals of arithmetic operations with signed numbers, including fractions and decimals as well as an introduction to some elementary topics in beginning algebra. Topics also include ratios and proportions, perfect squares and their square roots, elementary topics in geometry, systems of measurement, and monomial arithmetic. Students learn basic study skills necessary for success in mathematics courses. This course is intended for students preparing for Beginning Algebra.