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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Mathematics and Statistics

Courses - MAPB Lower Division

1. Elementary Algebra and Geometry (4)

Prerequisite: Appropriate ELM Score.
Arithmetic review, elementary algebra, and some basic geometry concepts. Cannot be taken for credit toward a university degree.
Credit/No Credit grading only. Not open to students who are exempt from the ELM or who have not yet taken the ELM but are required to do so. (Lecture 4 hrs.)

7. Basic Intermediate Algebra (3)

Prerequisite: MAPB 1 or appropriate ELM Score.
Linear functions, their graphs, applications; proportions and percent change, applications to geometry and life; operations on radicals; rational exponents and scientific notation; dimensional analysis; sets, Venn diagrams, basic counting principles; combinations, permutations, probability; elementary data analysis; logarithmic, exponential functions, applications.
Cannot be taken for credit toward a university degree. Not open to students who are exempt from the ELM or who have not yet taken the ELM but are required to do so. For students who will not need to take MATH 113, 115 or 117. Credit/No Credit grading only. (Lecture 3 hrs.)

11. Enhanced Intermediate Algebra (4)

Prerequisite: MAPB 1 or appropriate ELM Score.
Polynomial, rational, radical expressions, equations; rational exponents, complex numbers; solutions, graphs of linear, quadratic equations, functions; linear systems; graphs of and operations on functions, including the difference quotient and inverses; logarithmic and exponential functions. Applications to science and business emphasized.
Cannot be taken for credit toward a university degree. Not open to students who are exempt from the ELM or who have not yet taken the ELM but are required to do so. For students that intend to take MATH 113, 115 or 117. Credit/No Credit grading only. (Lecture 2 hrs., activity 2 hrs.)

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