May 22, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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MTH 60 - Fundamentals of Algebra I

4 Credit(s)

Corequisite(s): MTH 20  and RD 90  or WR 91  

Course Description: Introduces the study and application of the real numbers, operations with real numbers, exponents, order of operations, mathematical modeling, solving linear equations, methods of problem solving, rates, slope, graphs of lines, equations of lines, and systems of linear equations. Working with real data, formulas, and applications will be stressed. Course is graded on a pass/no pass basis. Course does not transfer. A scientific calculator is required. There is a significant online component in this class.

Course Level: Postsecondary Remedial Math

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Apply the powerful concept of a variable in linear relationships (patterns) in the form of tables, graphs, equations and verbal descriptions; and be able to move comfortably between each form. (ILO: Quantitative literacy & reasoning)
  • CLO#2: Investigate, model, and solve real world algebra problems that require an understanding of linear relationships.
  • CLO#3: Use appropriate technology to solve linear problems and applications and judge the reasonableness of their results.

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