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Independent Learning Courses

Mathematics

DMA 055C Basic Algebra SkillsCommonwealth School
(3 Hours) Mail, Web
Designed to assist students whose background in algebra is inadequate for success in Intermediate Algebra (Math 100) or for those who did not take Algebra I in high school.
34 lessons, 1 midterm, and one final exam.

DMA 096C Intermediate AlgebraCommonwealth School
(4 Hours) Mail
Prerequisites: High school Algebra I and satisfactory score on Math Placement Exam; or DMA 055C with grade of C or better.
For those students needing algebra who do not have the prerequisites for MATH 116 or 118. Topics include functions, graphing, and fundamental concepts of algebra. Credit for DMA 096C is not applicable toward a baccalaureate degree.
24 lessons, 2 exams

MA 109C General Mathematics (3 Hours) Mail, Web
Terminal course for non-science majors suggested for the student who has satisfactorily completed minimum high school mathematics requirements and needs no further work in algebra. Topics include sets, introduction to probability and statistics, geometry, and consumer mathematics.
 32 lessons, 1 midterm, and one final exam.

MATH 116 (D-II) College Algebra (3 Hours) Mail, Web
Prerequisites: High School Algebra I and Algebra II and satisfactory score on Math Placement Exam: or MATH 096 with a grade of C or better.
Graphing and problem solving are integrated throughout the study of polynomial, absolute value, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions. (Graphing calculator required).
25 lessons, midterm, and final exam

MATH 117 Trigonometry (3 Hours) Mail
Prerequisites: Four years of high school mathematics including Algebra I and Algebra II and geometry, and a satisfactory score on Math Placement Exam; or MATH 116 with a grade of C or better.
Unit circle, trigonometric functions and graphs, trigonometric identities and equations, right triangle trigonometry, laws of sine and cosines; DeMoivre’s Theorem, vectors and applications of trigonometry. (Graphing calculator required)
20 lessons, midterm, and final exam

MATH 183 (D-II) Statistics (3 Hours) Mail
Prerequisite: Eligibility for College Algebra based on MATH ACT or MPE scores, or DMA 096C with grade of C or better.
Introduction to elementary probability theory. The analysis of data by means of frequency distributions and the statistics which describe them, the binomial and normal probability distributions, and statistical inference. Emphasis is on applied real world problems. Not accepted for credit toward a mathematics major or minor.
20 lessons, midterm, and final exam

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