Intermediate Algebra

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Midterm/Final Exam Info: 

Fall 17 Exam Dates:

Exam 1:  Wednesday, September 20, 6:30-7:30 pm

Exam 2:  Wednesday, October 18, 6:30-7:30 pm

Exam 3: Wednesday, November 15, 6:30-7:30 pm

Final:      Tuesday, December 12, 5:30-7:30 pm

Intermediate Algebra
Course Number: 
Math 0110

Course Description

Math 0110 is a preparatory course for college algebra that carries no credit towards any baccalaureate degree.  However, the grade received in Math 0110 does count towards a student’s overall GPA.  The course covers operations with real numbers, graphs of functions, domain and range of functions, linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations; operations with polynomials, rational expressions, exponents and radicals; equations of lines.  Emphasis is also put on problem-solving. 

Textbook and Course Materials:

  • MML AUTO ACCESS  -  Required
  • INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA WORKBOOK – Custom Edition -  Required  – A manual containing an outline of class notes.
  • TEXTBOOK – Recommended - Intermediate Algebra by Martin-Gay, 7th edition.
  • NOTE: Students may use a TI-30XA or TI-30X IIS scientific calculator on exams in this course. No other calculators permitted. 

Sections Covered

  • Section 1.2  Algebraic expressions and Sets of Numbers
  • Section 1.3  Operations on Real Numbers and Order of Operations
  • Section 1.4  Properties of Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions
  • Section 2.1  Linear Equations in One Variable
  • Section 2.2  An Introduction to Problem Solving
  • Section 2.3  Formulas and Problem Solving
  • Section 2.4  Linear Inequalities and Problem Solving
  • Section 2.5  Compound Inequalities
  • Section 3.1  Graphing Equations
  • Section 3.2  Introduction to Functions
  • Section 3.3  Graphing Linear Functions
  • Section 3.4  The Slope of a Line
  • Section 3.5  Equations of Lines
  • Section 4.1  Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
  • Section 4.3  Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
  • Section 5.1  Exponents
  • Section 5.2  More work with exponents
  • Section 5.3  Polynomials and Polynomial Functions
  • Section 5.4  Multiplying Polynomials
  • Section 5.5  The Greatest Common Factoring and Factoring by Grouping
  • Section 5.6  Factoring Trinomials
  • Section 5.7  Factoring by Special Products
  • Section 5.8  Solving Equations by Factoring
  • Section 6.1  Rational Functions and Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
  • Section 6.2  Adding and subtracting Rational Expresssions
  • Section 6.5  Solving Equations containing Rational Expressions