More than half of two-year colleges now offer two or more math pathways for entering students. … (Algebra 2 remains an admissions requirement — but admitted students no longer must be tested on their algebra skills before earning a spot in a gateway math course.)

## Is algebra 2 a prerequisite for college algebra?

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The course is also offered in community colleges as a basic skills or remedial course. Algebra II, or intermediate algebra, **has a prerequisite of Algebra I**. Historically, intermediate algebra has been a high school level course, the minimum math requirement to enter the California State University.

## Is algebra 2 college algebra?

**Neither College Algebra nor any other college course has been approved** as an equivalent of Algebra II/Advanced Algebra. Algebra II or Advanced Algebra is required for high school graduation.

## Is algebra 2 hard in college?

Algebra 2 **itself is not a very difficult class** because its core is very similar to that of Algebra 1, but practice is very important to succeed in a class like Algebra 2.

## Is it bad to take algebra 2 as a senior?

A student taking Algebra 2 senior year **would be at a disadvantage when it comes to taking the SAT/ACT**. However, with more and more schools becoming test optional, they should still be able to put together a list of reasonable college choices.

## Is PreCalc harder than algebra 2?

Is PreCalc harder than algebra 2? **Precalculus is fundamentally harder than Algebra II** since it incorporates all the concepts previously learned in Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra II as well as including new, more challenging material.

## What is the hardest thing in algebra 2?

Now, the question is WHICH Algebra your talking about. Algebra 2 is much harder, and the hardest unit in that class is **Log**.

## Is college algebra harder than high school?

Yes. **College classes move faster than high school classes**, regardless of the content. However, if you did well in high school algebra, you probably can test out of at least 1 year of college algebra. “College Algebra” is also refered to as Algebra 2 in high schools.

## What math comes after algebra 2?

**Advanced Algebra / Trig** Immediately follows Algebra II. Covers all of Trigonometry and some of the Math Analysis SOLS. Counts toward an Advanced Diploma. This class provides a good foundation for students going on to community college or a four year college.

## Is college algebra hard?

College Algebra, like any lower division math course is extremely easy… when you understand it. At this level there is no “easy” and **there is no “hard”**. There is math that you know (easy) and math that you have yet to learn (hard).

## Is algebra 2 higher than geometry?

Originally Answered: Is Algebra 2 higher than geometry? It is typically taken after geometry and before precalculus so yes, Algebra 2 **is “higher” than** geometry.

## Why is college algebra so hard?

College algebra is hard **because centuries of ideas cultivated by humans are packed into a 12 week course**. Think about it. Descartes, one of the smartest humans that ever lived, created the coordinate system used in algebra.