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College Algebra

Sophia's College Algebra course helps you build mastery around linear, non­-linear, and other mathematical functions that include algebraic, graphic, and numeric properties. Demonstrate the application of these concepts through Sophia's scenario­-based activities designed around real world situations that help you apply this knowledge in both personal and professional settings. Full Description

3 semester credits

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Description

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Using problem­-based learning and real­-world situations, this course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways™ learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all­-around smarter way to learn.

Sophia's College Algebra Course helps you build mastery around linear, non­-linear, and other mathematical functions that include algebraic, graphic, and numeric properties. Demonstrate the application of these concepts through Sophia's scenario­-based activities designed around real world situations that help you apply this knowledge in both personal and professional settings.

In Sophia's College Algebra Course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 15 Challenge assessments and 5 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Perform mathematical functions involving real numbers.
  • Apply mathematical concepts to linear equations, inequalities, and series/sequences.
  • Apply mathematical concepts to linear representations and systems of linear equations and inequalities.
  • Apply mathematical concepts to algebraic expressions and quadratic equations.
  • Apply mathematical concepts to functions and non­linear equations.

Reviews

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130 Student Reviews
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by Katherine C. on July 16, 2016
It was a very good site to learn!
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by Angela G. on July 15, 2016
I felt like the videos were helpful. But I did not feel like there was much information on logs or functions in the videos. Which lead me to outside sources to try and figure out the process of those problems.
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by Keith K. on July 15, 2016
It would be nice to see the solutions (work shown) when you miss a problem during the challenges. This way the student can understand what they did wrong and learn how to solve the problems correctly.
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by Tonya W. on July 13, 2016
Very helpful.
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by Tuse I. on July 11, 2016
Amazing course, hands down!
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by Marc R. on July 10, 2016
It has been way over a decade since the last time I have taken a math class. I found that college algebra through Sophia offered a great way to easily learn concepts. Taking the practice milestone is very effective to understand what kind of question will be asked for the test. Having more than one professor to chose from is helpful as they each teach differently. Overall I found the class to be challenging yet informative and very doable. The ID verification I found to be a bit odd however, I do understand the necessity for the verification.
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by Michelle M. on July 10, 2016
the tutorials did not help much, I had to google a lot to try and find out how to do stuff and when that did not work sometimes the coaches could help. I do no think I would take this type of class again.
Sophia replied on July 11, 2016

Hi Michelle - thanks for your feedback. We were sorry to hear you did not enjoy the course. Remember that when you get stuck on a concept, you can reach out to a Sophia Learning Coach for support and guidance. Thank you.

— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
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by Evelyn P. on July 9, 2016
It was an interesting course but the tutorials helped me a lot.

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