Introductory Algebra is intended for students who want to upgrade their skills in mathematics. This course covers the following topics: algebraic skills review, solving and graphing linear equations and inequalities, relations and functions, systems of linear equations and inequalities, operations with polynomials and polynomial functions, rational expressions and equations, radical expressions and equations, quadratic equations and functions, and an introduction to trigonometric functions.
Upon completion of Math 52/53, students are ready to enter Math 62/63 (Pre-calculus 12 equivalent) or non-science or career post-secondary programs. This course qualifies for the BC Adult Graduation Diploma.
Equivalent Courses: Math 52/53 is equivalent to Math 050, and each is equivalent to Pre-calculus 11.
Available in Castlegar (as Math 050), Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, and Trail. To register, call the centre nearest you to meet with an Upgrading Assistant or Instructor.
Math 49 or equivalent skill level.