# MAT 096 Pre-Algebra

Pre-algebra is a basic course in mathematics which is designed to prepare the student for advancement into Beginning Algebra.  You need an 80% or higher in Pre-algebra to advance to Beginning Algebra.

## MAT 096 Objectives (Exit Skills)

1. Add, subtract, multiply and divide integers, fractions and decimals.
2. Evaluate algebraic expressions and formulas.
3. Simplify numeric and algebraic expressions using the order of operations.
4. Solve multiple step linear equations in one variable with integers, fractions and decimals.
5. Solve applications using linear equations in one variable.
6. Solve applications using ratios and proportions.
7. Convert among percent, fraction and decimal notations.
8. Solve applications using percent equations.
9. Solve right triangles using the Pythagorean Theorem.
10. Determine the area and perimeter of basic geometric shapes.
11. Convert within and between the English and Metric systems.
12. Graph linear equations by plotting points.

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