Intermediate Algebra
 Course: MAT121 First Term: 2003 Fall Final Term: Current Final Term: 2015 Summer Lecture   4 Credit(s)   4 Period(s)   4 Load       Credit(s)    Period(s)    Load Subject Type: Academic Load Formula: S

Description: Quadratic, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions and equations; graphs of quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions; equations quadratic in form; operations on rational expressions, radical expressions, and complex numbers; rational exponents; applications

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Use function notation. (I, II, III, IV)
2. Solve quadratic equations by factoring, completing the square, and the quadratic formula. (I)
3. Solve equations quadratic in form. (I)
4. Solve rational and radical equations. (II, III)
5. Perform operations on complex numbers. (III)
6. Perform operations on radical and rational expressions. (II, III)
7. Simplify radical and rational expressions. (II, III)
8. Simplify expressions involving rational exponents. (III)
9. Graph quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions. (I, IV)
10. Identify the domain of quadratic, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions. (I, II, III, IV)
11. Rewrite logarithmic expressions using the properties of logarithms. (IV)
12. Evaluate formulas involving exponential or logarithmic expressions. (IV)
13. Model and solve real-world problems using quadratic, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic equations. (I, II, III, IV)

MCCCD Official Course Outline
D. Applications
II. Rational Functions
A. Operations on rational expressions
B. Rational equations
C. Applications