Students in this course are expected to have a good command of basic math and algebraic skills. Topics covered include number systems, solving one variable, literal and absolute value equations as well as systems of equations and inequalities. Polynomial, radical, and exponential equations are also presented. Functions, factoring, operations with polynomials, transforming linear, quadratic, and polynomial functions, irrational and imaginary numbers are covered in this course, as well as conic sections. Application problems are presented throughout.


PREREQUISITE: Departmental Approval (FR) or ‘C’ average in Geometry (426)