MATH 51 Elementary Algebra
4 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Prerequisite: MATH 50 or appropriate placement
Basic algebra, equivalent to first year high school algebra. Includes: operations with signed numbers and algebraic expressions; linear, quadratic, rational, and radical equations; linear inequalities of one and two variables; slope, graphing, and equations of lines; introduction to functions; systems of linear equations; exponent rules; polynomial operations; scientific notation; factoring; rational expressions; variation; radicals; fractional exponents; formulas; applications.