College Algebra

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Midterm/Final Exam Info: 

Fall 17 Exam Dates

Exam 1    Wed Sep 20 8 - 9 pm
Exam 2 Wed Oct 18 8 - 9 pm
Exam 3 Wed Nov 15 8 - 9 pm
Final exam Thursday Dec 14 3 - 5 pm

 

College Algebra
Course Number: 
Math 1100

Course Description
A review of exponents, order of operations, factoring, and simplifying polynomial, rational, and radical expressions. Topics include: linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, inverse, exponential, and logarithmic functions and their applications. Students will solve equations involving these functions, and systems of linear equations in two variables, as well as inequalities.

Course Prerequisites
 

Textbook and Course materials:

  • MML AUTO ACCESS - Required
  • COURSE WORKBOOK – Custom Edition - Required – A manual containing an outline of class notes.
  • TEXTBOOK – Recommended - College Algebra, 5th edition, by Beecher, Penna, and Bittinger.
  • NOTE: Students may use a TI-30XA or TI-30X IIS scientific calculator on exams in this course. No other calculators permitted.

Sections Covered

  • R1 The Real Number System
  • R2  Integer Exponents and Order of Operations
  • R3  Addition, Subtractions, and Multiplication of Polynomials
  • R4  Factoring
  • R5  The Basics of Equation Solving
  • R6  Rational Expressions
  • R7  Radical Notation and Rational Exponents
  • 1.1  Introduction to Graphing
  • 1.2  Functions and Graphs
  • 1.3  Linear Functions
  • 1.4  Equations of Lines
  • 1.5  Linear Equations, Functions, Zeros, and Applications
  • 1.6  Solving Linear Inequalities
  • 2.1  Increasing, Devreasing, and Piecewise Functions
  • 2.2  The Algebra of Functions
  • 2.3  The Composition of Functions
  • 2.4  Symmetry
  • 2.5  Transformations
  • 3.2  Quadratic Equations, Functions, Zeros, and Models
  • 3.3  Analyzing Graphs of Quadratic Functions
  • 3.4  Solving Rational Equations and Radical Equations
  • 3.5  Solving Equations and Inequalities with Absolute Value
  • 4.1  Polynomial Functions
  • 4.2  Graphing Polynomial Funtions
  • 4.4  Theorems about Zeros of Polynomial Functions
  • 4.5  Rational Functions
  • 4.6  Polynomial Inequalities and Rational Inequalities
  • 5.1  Inverse Functions
  • 5.2  Exponential Functions
  • 5.3  Logarithmic Funtions
  • 5.4  Properties of Logarithmic Functions
  • 5.5  Solving Exponential Equations and Logarithmic Equation
  • 6.1  Systems of Equations in Two Variables
  • 6.2  Systems of Equations in Three Variables
  • 6.3  Matrices and Systems of Equations