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Topic: do colleges test algebra knowledge?
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Robert Hansen

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Re: do colleges test algebra knowledge?
Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:49 PM
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She'll be fine. Her problem will only show up after college when she tries to pay off her student loans with a barista's salary.

Bob Hansen

On Jun 27, 2013, at 5:18 PM, Michael Mossey <michaelmossey@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm working as a tutor with a student next year, who got passed in the LAUSD through algebra II but doesn't really know algebra or even some pre-algebra. I am wondering what we should focus on. When she gets to college, typically will she be tested on algebra? And if she doesn't show competence, will she be required to re-take it? If so, we should focus on her pre-algebra and algebra skills.
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