Students will review basic skills in algebra, linear relations and systems of equations. Students will be able to solve problems in logical reasoning, rates, systems of inequalities and quadratics. Students will be able to look for patterns, make inferences, draw models, simplify problems, eliminate possibilities and develop alternative approaches to mathematical problems. Students will use a calculator to evaluate complex expressions using special keys to perform a variety of functions.
Both MATH 0862 and MATH 0872 are required for ABE Advanced Level Foundations of Mathematics.
The use of a graphing calculator or other technology is optional.
Course code: MATH 0862
Length: 96 hours
Course outline: viewhttps://www.vcc.ca/deptUploads/course-outlines/MATH-0862.pdf
PrerequisitesVCC MATH 0751, Foundations of Mathematics or Pre-calculus 10 with a C-, or 60 % on the VCC Basic Algebra Assessment.
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.