Math Essentials (Developmental Math Modules)

MTE 1 (1 CR)
Operations with Positive Fractions

Prerequisite:  Qualifying placement score

Includes operations and problem solving with proper fractions, improper fractions, and mixed numbers without the use of a calculator.  Emphasizes applications and includes U. S. customary units of measure.  Credit is not applicable toward graduation.    

MTE 2 (1 CR)
Operations with Positive Decimals and Percents

Prerequisite:  MTE 1 or qualifying placement score

Includes operations and problem solving with positive decimals and percents.  Emphasizes applications and includes U. S. customary and metric units of measure.  Credit is not applicable toward graduation.

MTE 3 (1 CR)
Algebra Basics

Prerequisite:  MTE 2 or qualifying placement score 

Includes operations and problem solving with positive decimals and percents.  Emphasizes applications and includes U. S. customary and metric units of measure.  Credit is not applicable toward graduation.

MTE 4 (1 CR)
First Degree Equations and Inequalities in One Variable

Prerequisite:  MTE 3 or qualifying placement score 

Includes solving first degree equations and inequalities containing one variable, and using them to solve application problems.  Emphasizes applications and problem solving.  Credit is not applicable toward graduation.

MTE 5 (1 CR)
Linear Equations, Inequalities and Systems of Linear Equations In Two Variables

Prerequisite:  MTH 4 or qualifying placement score

Includes finding the equation of a line, graphing linear equations and inequalities in two variables and solving systems of two linear equations.  Emphasizes writing and graphing equations using the slope of the line and points on the line, and applications.  Credit is not applicable toward graduation.    

MTE 6 (1 CR)
Exponents, Factoring and Polynomial Equations

Prerequisite:  MTE 5 or qualifying placement score 

Includes techniques of factoring polynomials and using these techniques to solve polynomial equations.  Emphasizes applications using polynomial equations solved by factoring.  Credit is not applicable toward graduation.

MTE 7 (1 CR)
Rational Expressions and Equations

Prerequisite:  MTE 6 or qualifying placement score   

Includes simplifying rational algebraic expressions, solving rational algebraic equations and solving applications that use rational algebraic equations.  Credit is not applicable toward graduation.

MTE 8 (1 CR)
Rational Exponents and Radicals

Prerequisite:  MTE 7 or qualifying placement score 

Includes simplifying radical expressions, using rational exponents, solving radical equations, and solving applications using radical equations.  Credit is not applicable toward graduation.

MTE 9 (1 CR)
Functions, Quadratic Equations and Parabolas

Prerequisite:  MTE 8 or qualifying placement score 

Includes an introduction to functions in ordered pair, graph, and equation form. Also introduces quadratic functions, their properties and their graphs.  Credit is not applicable toward graduation.