ALGEBRAIC LITERACY (MAT 025/055)

Course Description:
Develops algebraic skills necessary for manipulating expressions and solving equations. Topics in the course include radicals, complex numbers, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, quadratic equations, absolute value equations and inequalities, systems of linear equations, related applications, and math learning strategies. This course prepares students for College Algebra and Finite Math.
Placement:
Placement in this course can be done through the following
·         Accuplacer Placement Exam: Elementary Algebra (EA) score of 60-84
·         Successful completion of (S/A, S/B, or S/C): MAT 099 or MAT 050
Student’s Resources:
A.                Syllabus & Calendar
a.       Syllabus
b.      Calendar
B.                 Chapter Resources
Chapter 2: Linear Equations & Inequalities
Chapter 3: Functions & Graphs
Chapter 4: System of Linear Equations
Chapter 6: Factoring Polynomials
Chapter 7: Rational Expressions & Functions
Chapter 8: Radicals, Roots, & Root Functions
Chapter 9: Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, & Functions