May 26, 2022  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 085: Beginning Algebra

5 Cr
Quarters: F, W, S, SR
This is a course in beginning algebra for students who are pursuing a Business DTA or STEM major. In this course, students will simplify polynomials, apply rules for exponents, solve and construct linear equations, linear inequalities, and systems of linear equations. Students will also be introduced to functions, scientific notation, and the use of a scientific calculator. All content will be reinforced with relevant application.
Prerequisite: MATH 075  with a grade of C or better or placement into MATH 085.