Intermediate Algebra
 Course: MAT121 First Term: 2017 Fall Final Term: Current Final Term: 2019 Summer Lecture   4 Credit(s)   4 Period(s)   4 Load       Credit(s)    Period(s)    Load Subject Type: Academic Load Formula: S - Standard Load

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Simplify expressions involving integer and rational exponents. (I, III)
2. Perform operations on polynomial, rational and radical expressions. (I, II, III)
3. Factor polynomials using multiple methods. (I)
4. Evaluate and analyze radical, quadratic and exponential functions. (III, IV, V)
5. Solve rational, radical and quadratic equations (including those with complex solutions) using multiple methods. (II, III, IV)
7. Graph and determine the domain and range of radical, quadratic and exponential functions. (III, IV, V)
8. Determine the domain of rational functions. (II)
9. Demonstrate the proper use of function notation. (II, III, IV, V)
10. Model, analyze and interpret real-world problems using rational, radical, quadratic and exponential functions. (II, III, IV, V)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.

MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Polynomials
A. Operations
B. Exponent properties
C. Factorization
II. Rational Functions
A. Operations
B. Equations
C. Applications
A. Operations
B. Rational exponents
C. Equations
D. Graphs
E. Applications