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R U Ready For Intermediate Algebra ?

David Lovelock
Department of Mathematics
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721

One of the problems we encounter while teaching intermediate algebra is that many students do not have the mathematical skills which are essential for success. This is true even though the prerequisite course (Beginning Algebra) has been passed.

To address this problem, the Mathematics Department of the University of Arizona decided to write a computer program which a student can use before starting intermediate algebra. This program would quiz the student on all sections of algebra which are essential to intermediate algebra. In other words, it would not review all of intermediate algebra, but would concentrate on those areas which are actually needed in intermediate algebra(i.e. decimals and exponents, numbers and expressions, factors and fractions, and linear equations).

(adapted from the documentation)
Download ruria.zip [104 KB].

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