Math Recommendations

 

Mathematics

Course Title:

 

 ESM1001: Elementary Algebra Review

Units & Cost:

 

1 semester unit (16 class hours) - $182 without a fee waiver

Description:

 

This course will review topics from elementary algebra as well as many prerequisite topics, including number properties; fractions, ratios, and proportional reasoning; exponents and roots; expressions and equations; inequalities; distance, midpoint, and the Pythagorean Theorem; functions and graphing; systems of equations; measures of central tendency; and algebraic applications. Full attendance and participation satisfies the Early Start requirement in mathematics.

Best For:

 

Students with an Early Start requirement in mathematics who live in the San Jose area.

 


 

Course Title:

 

ESM1005: Elementary Algebra Review

Units & Cost:

 

1 semester unit (15 hours) - $182 without a fee waiver

Description:

 

Using a computer-based instructional program, ESM1005 reviews topics from elementary and intermediate algebra, including real numbers, exponents and roots, polynomials and rational expressions, inequalities, and functions (linear, quadratic, logarithmic, and exponential). The course is largely self-study, although students will have the opportunity to seek help from their instructor through an online messaging system.

Best For:

 

This course is intended to give students with very little free time or limited transportation options the opportunity to fulfill the Early Start mathematics requirement.