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Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Intermediate Algebra- Learning Assistance for Pre-Calculus

This course reviews the core prerequisite skills and concepts needed for success in precalculus and is intended for students majoring in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics who are concurrently enrolled in MATH 126. Topics include a review of computational skills developed in intermediate algebra, factoring, operations on rational and radical expressions, absolute value equations and inequalities, exponential and logarithmic expressions and equations, conic sections, functions including composition and inverses, in-depth focus on quadratic functions, and a review of geometry. Topics in MATH 36 are taught strategically throughout the semester to provide a "just in time" instruction of prerequisite skills needed to master concepts in MATH 126 as they arise. This course is appropriate for students who are confident in their graphing and beginning algebra skills. Offered pass/no pass.

Subject: MATH
Course Number: 36
Section Number: 3459
Units: 2
Instructor: Mercado, Serena

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Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Canvas
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Office: OC3622
Office hours: MW 1:30-2:30pm
Phone: (760)757-2121 x6437
Instructor notes: This is the support course for Math 126. this is a latestart, hybrid course that begins on 2/3 and meets on MW 11:30am-1:20pm.

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