May 20, 2024  
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Math Skills 2

Successful completion of:

MATH 0970  or higher

Or Students can demonstrate completion of Math Skills 2 through placement scores in this range:

  • Classic Accuplacer: Elementary Algebra score 41 or higher
  • Accuplacer Next-Generation: Quantitative Reasoning score 234 or higher OR
    Accuplacer Next-Generation: Arithmetic score 264 or higher(effective Jan. 28, 2019)
  • ACT: Math score 17 or higher
  • SAT: Quantitative/Math score 350 or higher (old score)
    SAT: Quantitative/Math score 390 or higher (new score)
  • PARCC:​ ‡ Mathematics - Algebra II or Mathematics II Level 4 or 5 

Please meet with an advisor 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 1. Additionally, students are able to apply arithmetic operations to the manipulation of algebraic expressions. They are able to solve linear equations and inequalities using mathematical properties, graphically represent solutions, and interpret the characteristics of lines. Students are able to solve systems of linear equations using graphical and algebraic methods. Students are also able to apply algebraic concepts and formulas to geometry and work with scientific notation.