Catalog 2016-2017 
    
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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 099A Intermediate Algebra Part I

2 credits
Intermediate Algebra covers rational expressions, roots and exponents, complex numbers, functions, graphing, and the solution of quadratic equations. MATH 99A covers Part 1 of MATH 099 .

Prerequisites: MATH 090  or equivalent placement test score and instructor permission.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify and apply the rules of algebra to solve algebraic problems
  • Understand the use of rational and irrational numbers in problem solving
  • Solve both symbolic and word problems involving linear and quadratic equations
  • Graph linear and quadratic equations
  • Use factoring to simplify rational expressions and to solve rational equations
  • Identify functions and use functional notation and terminology
  • Use problem solving skills, pattern recognition, substitution, structural rules, and quantitative modeling to solve problems involving intermediate algebra