This course is intended for students who need to improve their algebraic skills in order to prepare for a precalculus course or for a subject area where variables are used to represent unknown quantities. Topics covered include the real number system, exponents, radical expressions, polynomials and rational expressions; solving equations and application problems involving polynomials, rational expressions, and radical expressions; coordinate geometry, systems of equations; solving inequalities.


Math Placement Test (MPT); or Pre-calculus 11 with a minimum C+ grade; or Pre-calculus 12 or BMTH 044 with a minimum C grade

Course Notes

MATH 097 is an approved Science course.

This course replaces the courses MATH 091 and MATH 096.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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