# Is elementary algebra college algebra?

**Algebra**Courses

**Algebra**I, also known as

**elementary algebra**or beginning

**algebra**, is the first course students take in

**algebra**. Historically, this class has been a high school level course that is often offered as early as the seventh grade but more traditionally in eighth or ninth grades.

Herein, what is college elementary algebra?

**Elementary algebra** is typically a **college** class covered in one semester. Since pre-**algebra** is usually covered in middle school and is spread out over a year it usually includes topics from 6th and 7th grade that may not be covered in **elementary algebra**.

Additionally, is algebra in college hard? **College algebra** is **hard** because centuries of ideas cultivated by humans are packed into a 12 week course.

Also question is, what does elementary algebra consist of?

**Elementary algebra**, branch of mathematics that deals with the general properties of numbers and the relations between them. **Algebra** is fundamental not only to all further mathematics and statistics but to the natural sciences, computer science, economics, and business.

What is the lowest math class in college?

Students who start at the **lowest** level of remedial **math** may otherwise face a long slog through three or even four remedial **courses** in arithmetic, beginning algebra and intermediate algebra. And that's before they can even get to the first **college**-level **math** course, generally “**college** algebra” or pre-calculus.