Algebraic Thinking

Fall 2014 quarter

Taught by

mathematics, education, anthropological mathematics


Students are required to have successfully completed intermediate algebra.

Algebraic Thinking develops problem-solving and critical-thinking skills by using algebra to solve context-based problems.  Problems are approached algebraically, graphically, numerically, and verbally.  Topics include linear, quadratic, and exponential functions, right-triangle trigonometry, and data analysis.  Collaborative learning is emphasized.  
This course meets the MiT college algebra requirement.

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

science, social science, education, mathematics, economics

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Day

Advertised schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-2:45 pm

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Online Learning

Hybrid Online Learning < 25% Delivered Online

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Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Fall)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 24


Students may register for this course after their time ticket opens during regular registration.

Course Reference Number

(4 credits): 10291

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