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# MAT 092RQ - Topics in College Mathematics Co-requisite

2 Credits, 2 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 0 lab periods
Preparation for Topics in College Mathematics. Includes translating written statements into  algebraic expressions, solving linear equations and graphing linear equations. Also includes  integer exponents, scientific notation, math study skills, test taking strategies, and growth mindset  behavior. Focus will be on skills and topics that help students succeed in MAT 142RQ  .

Prerequisite(s): ICS 081  with a grade of C or better, or placement into MAT 092

Corequisite(s): MAT 142RQ
Information: This class is a supplement to MAT 142RQ   for eligible pre-college ready students.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Solve linear equations.
2. Graph linear equations using a variety of techniques.
3. Translate written Statement into algebraic expressions.

Performance Objectives:
1. Express written statements algebraically.
2. Determine the percent increase and percent decrease between different values.
3. Use percentage in applications.
4. Solve linear equations.
5. Graph linear equations.
6. Apply the laws of exponents to expressions with integer exponents
7. Use order of operations to simplify complex expressions
8. Simplify expressions involving factorials
9. Use a spreadsheet to do mathematical calculation.
10. Solve equations using the n-th root.
11. Identify and demonstrate effective math study techniques.
12. Identify and demonstrate growth mindset behaviors.
13. Identify and apply test-taking strategies.

Outline:
1. Translate Written Statements Into Algebraic Expressions
1. Words including “and”, “or”, “at least”, “greater than”, “at most”, “less than”
2. Percents
1. Calculate Percent Increase
2. Calculate Percent Decrease
3. Calculate Sales Tax
3. Linear Equations
1. Simplify and solve algebraically
2. Solve multiple step equations
3. Applications
4. Lines
1. Cartesian coordinate system
2. Slope and intercepts
3. Equations
1. Vertical and horizontal
2.  Standard form
3.  Slope-intercept form
4.  Point-slope form
5. Exponents
1. Laws of exponents
2. Negative and rational exponents
3. Scientific notation using technology
6. Simplify Complex Expression
1. Order of operations
2. Fractions with exponents
3. Distributive property
7. Factorial
1. Definition
2. Simplify
8. Technology
1. Scientific calculator