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Foundations of College Algebra

Foundations of College Algebra

Sophia's Foundations of College Algebra course builds foundational algebraic and problem solving skills needed to succeed in a college-level algebra course. You will build your understanding of linear and quadratic relationships, and apply these concepts to real world situations through Sophia's scenario-based activities. Full Description

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  • 4.5 quarter credits at Capella University
  • Capella University Equivalency: GEN1502 Vocational Transfer
  • Category: Elective

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Sophia's Foundations of College Algebra course builds foundational algebraic and problem solving skills needed to succeed in a college-level algebra course.  You will build your understanding of linear and quadratic relationships, and apply these concepts to real world situations through Sophia's scenario-based activities.

In Sophia's Foundations of College Algebra Course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 6 Challenge assessments and 2 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Simplify and evaluate numerical expressions
  • Solve linear equations and inequalities
  • Interpret slope, intercepts, and graphs of lines
  • Simplify and multiply exponents and polynomials
  • Factor polynomial expressions
  • Solve quadratic equations
  • Perform operations on complex numbers

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by Brian B. on December 7, 2017
Very easy to follow. Loved the fact that I could work at my own pace. I finished the class within a week. Recommended to anyone having to take this course to fulfill GE requirements.
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by Darriana R. on December 3, 2017
awesome tutorials
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by Michael C. on October 4, 2017
This class was a challenge for someone who hasn't done math in years, but I got through it and I know anyone else can too.
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by Jennifer A. on August 27, 2017
the course assumed prime numbers were just 'known.' there should be a brief review of this concept if it is a constant mention throughout the course. Some lessons were not as thorough, making it difficult to differentiate between which formula should be used in milestones.
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by MaKia B. on August 22, 2017
This was a great course. If you like Math, this course can be completed in less than a week. This was my first course using a Proctor and Bertara was awesome.
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by Rosalee H. on July 15, 2017
This course was a bit challenging at first, but Sophia provided a lot of examples to guide you through the entire course. I will recommend this course to anyone. Thanks to Sophia team for all they do to help their students. Thanks again.
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by Kaitlyn B. on May 22, 2017
This was a great refresher course. It covered all the Foundations of Algebra. The course tutorials were very helpful and explained the material very well. I finished this course in less than a week and I feel confident going into a more advanced math class.
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by Lori D. on March 27, 2017
The course was good, I just dislike math. I appreciate the cost of the class and the work as you go program. I also appreciate being able to work from home.

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