MATH2200 College Algebra

Topics covered in this course include: concepts of algebra-real numbers, exponents, polynomials, and rational expressions; equations and inequalities; functions and graphs; polynomial and rational functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; conic sections; systems of equations and inequalities; sequences and probability.




Qualifying score on math assessment test OR MATH1700 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:
Perform operations with complex numbers
Determine the domain, range, and symmetries of a function
Graph functions using transformations
Perform operations with functions
Determine the inverse of a function
Graph polynomial and rational functions
Solve polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic equations
Solve systems of linear equations in two and three variables
Solve nonlinear systems of equations
Solve inequalities and systems of inequalities
Perform operations with matrices
Solve problems involving permutations, combinations, and probability
Determine the equation for various conic sections
Graph conic sections

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



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