INTRODUCTORY AND INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA COMBINED

MAT* 139

This course addresses algebraic symbolism, properties of the real numbers,
operations on algebraic expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities,
operations on polynomials, laws of exponents, factoring, solving quadratic
equations by factoring, graphing equations, finding equations of lines, applying
algebra to geometry, introduction to metric system, converting between units
of measure, and scientific notation. Topics also include graphing functions,
relations and functions, radicals and rational exponents, quadratics, and systems
of equations. Real world applications of the listed topics will be highlighted. This
course will include use of graphing calculator. MAT* G139 combines the content of
MAT* G095 with MAT* G137 into a one semester course. Prerequisite: MAT* G085
with grade of C- or better, MAT* G095 with grade of C- or better, or qualifying score
on Placement Test.