# Adult Basic Education (ABED)

**ABED 100 14-150 Hours
** ** Improving Individual Skills Lab**

This course is used as a guide to assemble individualized units of study based on current student skills and needs. The customized module for each student in either writing, vocabulary development, spelling improvement, remedial reading, or mathematics. *(Apportionment)*

**ABED 110 50-150 Hours
** ** College Prep - Basic Math**

**Advisory: ***Basic computer navigation skills.*

This noncredit course is intended for students who desire to build or strengthen foundational level mathematical skills such as the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, and integers. These concepts are applied to ratios, exponents, measurements, proportions, statistics, metric conversions, and geometric shapes. In addition, these operations, along with basic number theory, are used to solve real world problems. All work will be done without a calculator. *(Apportionment)*

**ABED 115 50-150 Hours
** ** College Prep Pre-Algebra**

**Advisory: ***ABED 110 College Prep - Basic Math or completion of a comparable Basic Math course.*

This noncredit course is a review of basic math skills and an introduction to the basic principles of algebra. Topics include: Integers and algebraic expressions; operations on integers, mixed numbers and decimals, ratio, fractions, proportion and percentages; introduction of polynomials; polynomials and properties of exponents; factoring polynomials; solving linear equations and linear inequalities; graphing linear equations; equation solving and informal geometry. *(Apportionment)*

**ABED 116 50-150 Hours
** ** College Prep Elementary Algebra**

**Advisory: ***Knowledge of basic math skills and pre-algebra and order of operations to solve problems involving integers, fractions, and decimals.*

This noncredit course in an introduction to algebra. Topics include: basic operations of integers, fractions, mixed numbers and decimals, linear equations and inequalities, simplifying and evaluating expressions, solutions of linear equations, linear inequalities, systems of linear equations, graphing linear equations, exponents and polynomials, factoring polynomials, rational expressions, roots and radicals, and quadratic equations *(Apportionment)*

**ABED 117 50-150 Hours
** ** College Prep Pre and Elementary Algebra (Accelerated)**

**Advisory: ***Knowledge of basic math and algebraic skills and order of operations to solve problems involving integers, fractions, and decimals.*

An accelerated course combining content from ABED 115 College Prep Pre-Algebra and ABED 116 College Prep Elementary Algebra. This noncredit course is a review of the Pre and Elementary Algebra concepts. Topics include: integers and algebraic expressions, operations on integers, mixed numbers and decimals, ratio, fractions, proportion and percentages. Introduction of polynomials, properties of exponents, factoring polynomials, simplifying and evaluating expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities, graphing linear equations, factoring polynomials, rational expressions, quadratic equation, roots and radicals,and informal geometry. *(Apportionment)*

**ABED 120 50-150 Hours
** ** College Prep, Basic Math & Pre-Algebra (Accelerated)**

**Advisory: ***Basic computer navigation skills.*

An accelerated course combining ABED 110 College Prep, Basic Math and ABED 115 College Prep, Pre-Algebra. This noncredit accelerated course is a review of basic math skills and an introduction to basic skills of algebra. Topics include: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, percents, integers, exponents, measurements, proportions, algebraic expressions, introduction to polynomials, polynomials and properties of exponents, factoring polynomials, linear equations and linear inequalities, graphing linear equations, and equation solving and informal geometry. (Also known as Math Co-Lab. Open to college students ONLY) *(Apportionment)*

**ABED 124 50-150 Hours
** ** College Prep Pre-Statistics**

**Advisory: ***Knowledge of basic math skills, and be able to successfully complete operations on integers, fractions, mixed numbers and decimals.*

An introduction to statistics. This noncredit course is a review of basic math skills and an introduction to statistics. Topics include: pre-algebra, expressions and formulas, linear equations, formulas, data collection, data summary and organization, factorials, multiplication principle, analyzing algebraic forms to understand statistical measures, permutations, and combinations, probabilities, discrete probability distributions, graphical and numerical descriptive statistics for quantitative and categorical data, constructing sampling distribution, scatter diagrams, correlations, reading and understanding statistical application problems. *(Apportionment)*

**ABED 150 50-150 Hours
** ** College Prep English Reading and Writing**

**Advisory: ***Proficient English reading skills, vocabulary, comprehension, composition writing skills and basic computer skills.*

This non-credit course is intended for students who desire to strengthen developmental English reading and writing skills by emphasizing a comprehensive approach to reading and writing. Topics include: academic comprehension, vocabulary development, reading efficiency, study techniques, and academic composition. *(Apportionment)*