MATH 25: Elementary Algebra II

 
 

MATH 25: Elementary Algebra II (3 credits)

Course Description

MATH 25 represents the second course in a two course sequence covering elementary algebra topics. Topics include properties of exponents; operations on polynomials; factoring; rational expressions and equations; roots and radicals; quadratic equations; and applications. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in MATH 24 or MATH 28 or equivalent, satisfactory math placement test score, or consent of instructor.


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Utilize precise mathematical language and symbols in written and/or oral form.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in performing operations with real numbers and variable expressions.
  • Interpret quadratic equations geometrically and identify key characteristics.
  • Employ algebraic techniques to find the solution for equations.
  • Use algebraic techniques to analyze and solve applied problems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of the rules of exponents and its applications to scientific notation.
  • Employ algebraic techniques to factor a polynomial.
  • Graph a linear equation in two variables, find slope and apply it to finding the equation of a line.

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