Jul 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 101A - Fundamental Mathematics I

(2 cr) An extensive review of the properties of integers; working with fractions, decimals, and rational numbers; the Euclidean algorithm; polynomials and operations on polynomials; irreducible verses reducible polynomials; factoring; Bézout's theorem; the division algorithm and long division; geometric sequence as an application; simplifying expressions involving polynomials; revisiting the basic algorithms of arithmetic using the concept of polynomials; and different number bases and operations in them as an extension. The course ends with an exit exam. This course, together with MATH 101B , is equivalent to MATH 101  in general studies. Placement in this sequence of courses is determined by SAT or ACT score as mandated by state policy.



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