An introduction to the notion of algebra and its uses. Includes integers, equations, and polynomials as
well as topics from arithmetic. Designed as a transition from arithmetic to elementary algebra.
Welcome to PreAlgebra
Instructor: Janet Frewing
Office: IT 200O
Phone: (909)3727174
Office Hours:
MW 1:152:15
T
10:0011:00
PreAlgebra
Spring 2010
Grade Distribution:
Area
Percent
Homework
10%
In Class Activity
15%
Tests
55%
Final Exam
20%
100%
Textbook:
Prealgebra,
Robert H. Prior
Email address:
[email protected]
Course Website
: faculty.rcc.edu/frewing
Course Requirements
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.
Apply the four basic operations to integers and rational numbers.
2.
Apply the fundamental laws of algebra to simplify basic algebraic expressions.
3.
Perform the four basic operations on polynomial expressions.
4.
Solve linear equations.
5.
Derive and solve basic linear equations from elementary applications.
6.
Use the symbols and vocabulary of prealgebra to communicate mathematical concepts.
Student Learning Outcomes
Attendance
Attendance to the lectures is very important.
You are expected to attend all
classes.
If you must miss a class, you will be responsible for obtaining all missed ma
terial.
Homework
Each class will begin with a review of home work questions. You are encouraged to
make corrections and clarify any topics that are not understood. Several problems
will be assigned from each section. Refer to the course website for a list of assigned
problems and due dates. Homework needs to be given to me in in a pocket folder with
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 Spring '10
 JanetFrewing
 Math, Algebra, PreAlgebra, Elementary algebra

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