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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Algebra 1
$489.00 (2 sections available)

The 120-hour high school enrichment course will instruct students in constructing algebraic equations and solving mathematical problems using the algebraic process starting with single variable to using multiple variables. Topics include real numbers, properties and expressions, linear equations, polynomials, factoring and graphing.


Algebra 2
$489.00 (1 section available)

This 120-hour advanced high school enrichment algebra course with primary emphasis on constructing complex algebraic equations, and solving mathematical problems using the algebraic process.  Topics include linear systems and relationships; quadratic, rational, polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions; probability and statistics; sequence and series; trigonometric concepts; and technological applications.


Business Math
$59.00 (1 section available)
In this course, we will review some basic math skills. Additionally we will discuss payroll calculations, including hourly, commission, overtime, payroll deduction, FICA, Medicare, and Federal tax deductions, using the percentage and bracket methods, understanding single and marital tax differences, dependent deductions, and exclusions. Invoicing discount, net 30, EOM and URG calculations, dating, both simple and compound interest will also be discussed.

Firefighter Entrance Exam Prep
$0.00 (2 sections available)
This workshop was developed by Community College of Allegheny County in collaboration with the City of Pittsburgh, Department of Personnel. It will help those who desire a career in firefighting with the City of Pittsburgh become better prepared to take the national Firefighter Entrance Examination, the written examination required to be employed as a firefighter. The Firefighter Entrance Exam assesses abilities such as basic math skills, reading comprehension, reasoning and problem solving, as well as values and relevant life experiences. Workshop topics include mathematical reasoning and number facility, reading comprehension, problem solving through inductive and deductive reasoning, information gathering and ordering, test-taking strategies and time management. Students will also become familiar with the test format through mock tests and questionnaires.

Geometry
$489.00 (2 sections available)
This 120-hour enrichment course for high school students presents geometric concepts and applications, properties of two dimensional and three-dimensional figures in space, inductive and deductive reasoning, angle relationships and the Pythagorean Theorem.

Math & Algebra Review - Overcoming Math Anxiety
$69.00 (2 sections available)
This review of mathematics and basic algebra will help students build their math skills and confidence. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, long division, fractions, decimals, percentages, word problems, and algebra up to the high school sophomore level will be covered. There is no need for math anxiety when one has a firm grasp of math basics.

Pre-Algebra
$489.00 (2 sections available)

This 120-hour high school enrichment course will review the fundamentals of arithmetic operations and receive an introduction to algebraic skills.  Topics include: order of operation, signed numbers, combining like terms, solving linear equations with one variable, plotting ordered pairs, and graphic solutions.  Student will get an introduction to probability and statistics.


Pre-Calculus
$489.00 (1 section available)

The 120-hour high school enrichment course will instruct students in the history of calculus, comprehend functions continuity and intuitive ideas.  Major emphasis is placed on algebraic concepts and analysis of curves, functions, and graphing techniques.  Further study of Trigonometry from the circular and right triangle perspective, the analysis of conic sections and other geometric curves form a coordinate point of view will be discussed.


 
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