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College Algebra

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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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.

Assessments & Grading
This is a pass/fail course. You'll complete 18 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 5 Milestone assessments (this are like tests) with an overall score of 70% or better.

Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course you'll be able to:

  • 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 non-linear equations

Reviews

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302 Student Reviews
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by Wilbert A. on August 19, 2019
This is a good course, but it was hard.
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by Dominique M. on August 16, 2019
This course was harder than I thought. It took me some time But I made it threw.
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by Suzannah Q. on August 13, 2019
I've honestly never been much of a math person but taking this course made me feel like I could understand the concepts. It was challenging when necessary but ultimately helpful every step of the way. I'm so glad I was able to do this!
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by Angela S. on August 11, 2019
Awesome just awesome. Self paced, lots of help really took the pressure off! I did better at the end than I did when I started!!
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by Rebecca B. on August 9, 2019
I didn't like how it would freeze and say my internet connection was lost all the time. There was nothing wrong with my internet. I thought the last unit was confusing. I felt the instructors did not explain the concepts as well as in the other 4 units.
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by Calin B. on August 1, 2019
This is a complex course and class. Do not think you will complete in 1-2 days. I took notes and watched the videos because I did algebra long time ago. Video lectures are just enough. The teachers are easy to understand. The final was not very challenging. However, the 4th and 5th milestone final are not easy. The 5th milestone final is hard. You can fail if you procrastinate and bot paying attention. So, long course, a lot of formulas. Take time and notes. This is not a course to do it in Starbucks. It needs a lot of attention. Good luck. Make sure you pray as well!!!
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by LaTonuga T. on July 29, 2019
I have been to hell and back. But the learning coaching was excellent. Ready for my next course.
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by Cassie D. on July 25, 2019
I think this class was very beneficial. It was challenging but the videos and examples were very helpful. I would highly recommend this course to anyone.

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