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College Mathematics

College Mathematics

4 weeks / 6 hours per week

About This Course

It reviews the fundamentals taught in a college course for nonmathematics majors and majors in fields not requiring knowledge of advanced mathematics. Our goal as creators of this course is to prepare you to pass the College Board's CLEP examination and obtain college credit for free.

Through the guidance of Dr. James Murphy from Johns Hopkins, this course will provide you with mathematics skills and knowledge on key concepts, including algebra and functions, counting and probability, data analysis and statistics, financial mathematics, geometry, logic and sets and numbers.

During the examination, an online scientific calculator (non-graphing) will be available.

“College Mathematics” is a completely self-paced course. It has no prerequisites and it is offered entirely for free.

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How is this course organized?

This course is organized into seven modules that contain short video lessons, exercises and readings.

All of the course material has been released at once so you can complete it anytime.

What do I need to pass the CLEP exam?

You need to demonstrate the understanding and ability to solve routine and straightforward problems as well as non-routine ones.

The exam contains approximately 60 multiple-choice questions to be answered in 90 minutes. Please examine our syllabus.

How does this course differ from other CLEP textbooks and traditional courses?

This online course includes a carefully structured series of video lectures and exercises taught by a top quality university professor.




Navigating Through Our Platform

CLEP Program   

Modern States Education Alliance   

Introduce Yourself

1. Algebra and Functions

1.0 Introduction to Algebra and Functions   

1.1 Equations, Exponents and Inequalities   

1.2 Introduction to Functions   

1.3 Domain and Range   

1.4 Functions   

1.5 Growth   

2. Counting and Probability

2.0 Introduction to Counting and Probability   

2.1 Factorials and Combinatorics   

2.2 Probability   

3. Data Analysis and Statistics

3.0 Introduction to Data Analysis and Statistics   

3.1 Visual Analysis of Data   

3.2 Statistics   

3.3 Normal Distributions   

3.4 Bivariate Data   

4. Financial Mathematics

4.0 Introduction to Financial Mathematics   

4.1 Basic Financial Mathematics   

4.2 Interest   

4.3 Present and Future Values   

5. Geometry

5.0 Introduction to Geometry   

5.1 Lines   

5.2 Triangles   

5.3 Quadrilaterals   

5.4 Circles   

6. Logic and Sets

6.0 Introduction to Logic and Sets   

6.1 Logical Statements   

6.2 Set Theory   

7. Numbers

7.0 Introduction to Numbers   

7.1 Properties of Numbers   

7.2 Elementary Number Theory   

7.3 Scientific Notation and Unit Conversion   

7.4 Absolute Value   

Sample CLEP Questions

Questions 1 - 15

Questions 16 - 30

Questions 31 - 45

Question 46 - 60

Questions 61 - 75

Question 76 - 90

Final Steps

Prof. James Murphy's Recommendation   

Register for the CLEP Exam   

Test Preparation Tips   

How Your Score Is Computed

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