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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.)

## Do you need algebra 2 for 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.

## What math do you take before college algebra?

**Calculus** Prerequisites

Each course after pre-algebra assumes a working knowledge and thorough understanding of the courses that come after it. College course equivalents cover the same topics in a compressed manner. Typical college prerequisites for calculus are college algebra 1, college algebra 2 and pre-calculus.

## How does college algebra compare to algebra 2?

College Algebra covers **the same material as Algebra I & II from high school**. There may be heavier emphasis on topics pertinent to follow on math classes (statistics & calculus) but the material is largely the same.

## Can I skip algebra 2?

In general, skipping Algebra II is a bad idea if you plan on going to a college or university since they **have the choice to reject you**, There could also be other hidden consequences for not completing Algebra successfully.

## What math should I take 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.

## What’s next after college algebra?

**Trigonometry**, analytic geometry and pre-calculus.

## Is algebra 1 or Geometry harder?

Is geometry easier than algebra? Geometry is easier than algebra. Algebra is more focused on equations while the things covered in Geometry really just have to do with finding the length of shapes and the measure of angles.