MATH1314 College Algebra

Course Description

Study of quadratics, polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions; systems of equations; progressions; sequences and series; and matrices and determinants.

Course Credits: 4

Prerequisites: Two years of high school algebra, one year of high school geometry, and satisfactory score on placement examination or completion of MATH 0399. 

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Simplify exponents, radicals, rational equations.
  2. Multiply and factor polynomials.
  3. Perform operations to rational expressions.
  4. Solve linear, quadratic, and polynomial equations and use them in applications.
  5. Graph relations and functions and apply them to real-life situations.
  6. Solve systems of linear equations and apply them to real-life situations.
  7. Apply properties of exponents and logarithms to solve equations arising from applications.