'MATH' -- Mathematics

This course reviews and extends concepts from elementary algebra, and introduces new content to prepare students for a variety of subsequent mathematics courses. Polynomial, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic expressions are simplified, equations solved and functions graphed and studied; linear and nonlinear systems of equations and inequalities; conic sections; sequence, series and the binomial theorem. Application problems appear throughout the course.

(90 hours lecture;      Degree Apporpriate)

## Course Measurable Objectives:

1. Solve linear equations and inequalities in one variable, including applications. Solve absolute value equations and inequalities. Find and interpret the slope of a line. Find the equation of a line given information about the line. Solve systems of linear equations in two and three variables. Analyze and solve applications.
2. Interpret and analyze graphs; construct graphs; graph linear equations and linear inequalities, including systems.
3. Use the rules for exponents to simplify expressions. Add, subtract, multiply and divide polynomials. Factor polynomials, and solve equations by factoring.
4. Find domain of a rational expression. Write rational expressions in lowest terms; multiply and divide rational expressions; add and subtract rational expressions. Simplify complex fractions; solve rational equations and applications.