- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 122
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Credit: Yes
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Course SummaryMath 102: College Mathematics has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. As you work through this self-paced course, you'll review fundamental math concepts and take simple practice quizzes. Completing this course can help you get ahead in a degree program.
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The course objective of Math 102 is to master an array of topics covered in a college math survey course, with an emphasis on algebra. Basic geometry and statistics are also covered.
Your grade for this course will be calculated out of 300 points. The minimum score required to pass and earn real college credit for this course is 210 points, or an overall course grade of 70%. The table below shows the assignments you must complete and how they'll be incorporated into the overall grade.
|Proctored Final Exam||200|
Quizzes are meant to test your comprehension of each lesson as you progress through the course. Here's a breakdown of how you will be graded on quizzes and how they'll factor into your final score:
- You will have 3 attempts to take each quiz for a score.
- The highest score of your first 3 attempts will be recorded as your score for each quiz.
- When you've completed the course, the highest scores from your first 3 attempts at each quiz will be averaged together and weighed against the total possible points for quizzes. For instance, if your average quiz score is 85%, you'll receive 85 out of 100 possible points for quizzes.
- After your initial 3 attempts, you can take a quiz for practice as many times as you'd like.
- You will need to pass each quiz with a score of at least 80% to earn course progress for the lesson. However, it is not necessary to earn 80% within the first three quiz attempts.
Proctored Final Exam
The proctored final exam is a cumulative test designed to ensure that you've mastered the material in the course.
- You'll earn points equivalent to the percentage grade you receive on your proctored final. (So if you earn 90% on the final, that's 180 points toward your final grade.)
- If you're unsatisfied with your score on the exam, you'll be eligible to retake the exam after a 3-day waiting period.
- You can only retake the exam twice, so be sure to use your study guide and fully prepare yourself before you take the exam again.
- You may use the formula sheet provided in the 'Studying for Math 102' chapter.
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- Blank scratch paper
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- Formula sheet provided in the 'Studying for Math 102' chapter
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Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Write and graph linear equations
- Solve and graph inequalities with one or two variables
- Identify how to simplify expressions with exponents and rational exponents
- Describe how to graph cubics, quartics, and quintics
- Evaluate logarithms and solve logarithmic equations
- Explain uses of logic in mathematics
- Define elements of sets and subsets
- Calculate percent increase with relative and cumulative frequency tables
- Calculate probabilities
- Find perimeter, area, and circumference in triangles, circles, and rectangles
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Math 102 consists of short video lessons that are organized into topical chapters. Each video is approximately 5-10 minutes in length and comes with a quick quiz to help you measure your learning. The course is completely self-paced. Watch lessons on your schedule whenever and wherever you want.
At the end of each chapter, you can complete a chapter test to see if you're ready to move on or have some material to review. Once you've completed the entire course, take the practice test and use the study tools in the course to prepare for the proctored final exam. You may take the proctored final exam whenever you are ready.
How Credit Recommendations Work
This course has been evaluated and recommended by both ACE and NCCRS for 3 semester hours in the lower division baccalaureate degree category. To apply for transfer credit, follow these steps:
- If you already have a school in mind, check with the registrar to see if the school will grant credit for courses recommended by either ACE or NCCRS.
- Complete Math 102 by watching video lessons and taking short quizzes.
- Take the Math 102 final exam directly on the Study.com site.
- Request a transcript to be sent to the accredited school of your choice!
- Check out this page for more information on Study.com's credit-recommended courses.
|Math Foundations||Get information on various types of numbers, parts of a graph, the midpoint and distance formulas. Find out how to determine a number's prime factorization and the greatest common factor.|
|Linear Equations||Learn what a linear equation is and how to graph and write them. Discover abstract algebraic examples and systems of equations.|
|Solving and Graphing Inequalities||Examine inequalities, absolute value inequalities and systems of inequalities. Learn how to solve, write and graph them.|
|Graphing and Factoring Quadratic Equations||Study the three forms of parabolas and find examples in the real world. See how to utilize FOIL to multiple binomials and factor quadratic equations.|
|Complex and Imaginary Numbers||Study imaginary and complex numbers, including how to perform operations with complex numbers and solve quadratics with complex numbers as the solution.|
|Properties of Exponents||Explore the five main properties of exponents and why they are useful. See ways to apply exponent properties with rational exponents.|
|Properties of Polynomials||See how to add, subtract and multiply polynomial and learn to use synthetic and long division with polynomials.|
|Simplifying and Solving Rational Expressions||Practice adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing rational expressions, and learn to solve a rational equation.|
|Properties of Functions||Find out what function notation is and why it is useful. Learn about domain and range, transformations and inverse functions.|
|Logarithms and Exponential Equations||Define an exponential function and demonstrate their use. Learn about exponential growth and decay and exponential equations with logarithms.|
|Logic||Explore logic and critical thinking in mathematics, with a look at logical fallacies, circular reasoning and appeals to emotion or ignorance. Discover logical math connectors, propositions, truth value and conditional statements in math.|
|Sets||Look at mathematical sets, cardinality and types of subsets. Study the Cartesian product, Venn diagrams and categorical propositions.|
|Probability and Statistics||See how to interpret bar graphs, pie charts and relative and cumulative frequency tables. Calculate median, mean, range, mode and the standard deviation.|
|Geometry||Explore the properties of shapes and apply the formulas to solve various problems. Practice solving problems with the Pythagorean theorem.|
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|Completed the entire Math 102: College Mathematics course and achieved 100% Course Progress.|
|Not attempted to take this exam within the last three days.|
|Have available proctored exams in this month of membership.|
|Complete the exam readiness quiz.|
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