Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   CCB Pre-Algebra

 Title Abbreviation:   CCB PRE-ALGEBRA

 Department:    CCB

 Course #:    42

 Credits:    10

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    10

 CIP:    320240

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2018

 Course Description  

A course designed to prepare students for entry into Math 97 or WMath 100. Emphasis on strengthening basic arithmetic skills, analyzing data, computing with integers, and using basic algebra equations to solve applied proportion, percent, and geometry problems.


Prerequisite: CCB 041 or CASAS Math of 226-245

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 110

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Perform operations with real numbers.
  2. Perform basic operations with fractions.
  3. Perform basic operations with decimals.
  4. Solve problems using ratios and proportions.
  5. Solve percent problems using equations and proportions.
  6. Solve basic linear equations.
  7. Convert between the U.S. and metric systems of measurements.
  8. Use basic geometry concepts in problem solving.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

8. Mathematical Reasoning

Definition: Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
8.1 Analyze problems to determine what mathematical principles apply.
8.2 Correctly apply logical reasoning and mathematical principles to solve problems.
8.3 Interpret information and reasoning expressed mathematically (for example in spreadsheets, diagrams, charts, formulas, etc.).

Course Contents

  1. See Learning Outcomes