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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 college algebra the same as algebra?

An introductory **college algebra** course, often referred to as “Algebra 1” or “College Algebra,” is a requirement for many academic programs. Some college algebra courses list the intended audience, such as math, engineering or business students who need the class to further their academic goals.

## What level of math is college algebra?

College algebra is **a transfer level algebra course** offered at many California community colleges and CSU campuses and generally has a prerequisite of intermediate algebra.

## Is college algebra harder than high school?

Is college algebra harder than precalculus? Basic Algebra is one of these topics, as well as functions, trigonometry, and analitic geometry. However, college Algebra is much more complex than this basic algebra in precalculus. That is **not false**, but when you take college Algebra, you see that it is much more than that.

## Is college algebra in high school hard?

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.

## How difficult is college algebra?

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).

## What is the lowest college math class?

Short answer: **Algebra II**. Theses classes are the “lowest” math classes that you can receive credit for at most colleges, and these two classes are required for almost every major.

## Is college Precalculus harder than high school?

Arguably, **yes**. College precalc might be taught in one semester, where in high school, it might be taught in a year. So, in this way, it may be harder at a college level. College level precalc might also go more in depth, making it a little harder.

## Is college algebra easy?

**College Algebra is often easier for students who have just taken an Algebra course**. But if you don’t have recent experience in Algebra, you will probably pass College Mathematics more easily. Both exams are doable if you study. The math CLEP subjects have more free resources than other subjects.