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UC-Approved Intermediate Algebra Returns

UC-Approved Intermediate Algebra Returns

Marina Furbush

September 21, 2015


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Intermediate Algebra is being offered again this year, after being dropped from the curriculum last year because it wasn’t a UC-approved course. Over the summer, the math department submitted courses of study for several math classes, including Intermediate Algebra, which were approved. “We got notificati...

A Failed Experiment: Intermediate Algebra Examined

A Failed Experiment: Intermediate Algebra Examined

Daniel Zwiebach

September 30, 2014


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As I sat in Intermediate Algebra last year, all I could think about was why I was learning the order of operations again. During class, as my teacher rambled on as if we hadn’t learned the material before, I kept thinking about what I could I have done to prevent this? The real answer to this question,...