2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Dec 10, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog
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MATH 1123 - College Algebra*

3 Credits
College Algebra provides the student with a foundation in these topics: functions including absolute value, quadratic, polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and exponential; systems of equations and inequalities; matrices and determinants; graphing techniques; and applications. A graphing calculator is required, and the TI 83+ or TI 84 calculator is recommended.

Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score   or LAD 9024 Foundations of College Math  with a grade of “C” or better, or instructor consent. A corequisite review course may be required based on placement score.

Corequisite: LAD 9071 College Algebra Review 1  or LAD 9072 College Algebra Review 2  if indicated by placement score . Withdrawal from either class results in withdrawal from both classes.

Course Level Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Determine characteristics and behaviors of functions. (GEO 3)
2. Perform basic function operations and compositions. (GEO 3)
3. Sketch graphs of functions and their transformations. (GEO 3)
4. Apply algebraic techniques to the solution of equations and inequalities. (GEO 2, 3)
5. Analyze and solve real world problems with algebraic methods interpreting the results using the correct context. (GEO 1, 2, 3)
6. Solve systems of equations and their related applications by using matrix techniques. (GEO 3)
7. Use technology to collaborate, solve problems, represent data, and present solutions. (GEO 1, 4)

ACTS Equivalent Course Number: MATH 1103

Latest Update Effective: Summer 2021



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