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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2017-2018 Catalog 
    Apr 19, 2024  
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MAT 099 - Introductory Algebra

Prerequisite: MAT 098  or appropriate score on placement test.
(3 Credits)
This is a developmental course covering the topics usually included in high school Algebra I course.  Included are units on the properties of the real number system, solving linear equations and inequalities, operations with algebraic expressions, exponents, scientific notation, unit conversions, conversions between fractions, decimals, and percents, ratios, and proportions.  A minimum of six hours per week should be expected using MyMathLab to complete online homework and tutorial programs.  Students in this course may be required to attend the Learning Support Center for additional instruction and skill-building exercises. Total of 45 contact hours.

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