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Class information

MTH60 Introductory Algebra- 1st Term

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  • CRN: 40644
  • Credits: 4
  • Notes: Packet from SE bookstore required. ALC/ALM recommended
  • Locations, days, times, and instructors:
    • Southeast SCOM 314, Tuesday and Thursday, from 2 to 4:20pm
      From September 27 through December 15, 2022, Laura Smoyer

Class materials


Find out which textbooks are required for this class.

Open educational resources (OER)

The following free or inexpensive materials are used for this class:

Details about this class

This is an on-campus, in-person class.  Attendance at Southeast Campus will be expected every Tuesday and Thursday from 2 - 4:20. Each class will include significant time for group work and interactive collaboration. Active participation will be encouraged from all students.

It is required that students purchase a Class Notes and Group Work packet from the Southeast Bookstore.  The packet costs $12 and can be paid for with financial aid. To order, click on the "textbook" link in the course information, or go to the Southeast Bookstore from the MyPCC homepage.

The packet is 111 pages and includes all the Class Notes and Group Work handouts that we will use in every class, along with other important information such as the Course Calendar, Syllabus and WeBWork tips.  

Math 60 Syllabus


Scientific Calculator such as the TI-30XS (should include a square root and exponent button).

Online class information

No show policy
Your instructor can mark you as a "no show" if you do not participate in your class during the first week. This will remove you from the class. It is important to log in as soon as the class starts to see what the participation requirements are.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities taking Online based classes please visit the Disability Services website.