Nov 27, 2021  
2019 - 2020 CNM Catalog, Volume 51 
2019 - 2020 CNM Catalog, Volume 51 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Math Skills 3 Alg

Math Skills 3 Alg equals successful completion of:

Or Students can demonstrate completion of Math Skills 3 Alg through placement scores in this range:

  • Classic Accuplacer: Elementary Algebra score 66 or higher
  • Accuplacer Next-Generation: Advanced Algebra score 218 or higher (effective Jan. 28, 2019)
  • ACT: Math score 19 or higher
  • SAT: Quantitative/Math score 400 or higher (old score)
    SAT: Quantitative/Math score 440 or higher (new score)
  • PARCC: ‡ Mathematics –  Algebra II or Mathematics III Level 4 or 5

Please meet with an academic coach if you are using these scores to meet this skill level.

Students with this skill level are able to do all skills required for Math Skills 2. Additionally, students are able to work with exponents, perform arithmetic on polynomials, factor quadratic expressions, and solve quadratic equations using a variety of methods.  Students are also able to work with functions and function notation at an introductory level.