MATH1700 Intermediate Algebra

This course includes practical applications of advanced algebra topics: polynomials and factoring, quadratic equations, exponents and radicals, radicals equations and formulas, plus common and natural logarithms.




Qualifying score on math assessment test OR MATH1500 with a grade of "C" or better

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Use set notation and interval notation
Determine the union and intersection of sets
Evaluate functions
Differentiate between relations and functions
Solve absolute value equations and inequalities
Determine the inverse and composition of functions
Perform operations using complex numbers
Solve systems of equations
Graph linear and quadratic functions
Simplify complex fractions
Solve quadratic equations by factoring and the square root method
Use the quadratic formula to solve equations
Simplify rational exponents and expressions
Divide polynomials
Rearrange literal equations
Solve systems of equations using Cramer's Rule and determinants
Solve radical, exponential, and logarithmic equations
Solve linear programming problems

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

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Credit Details