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MAT 122 Intermediate Algebra, Accelerated
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Operations/properties of real numbers, exponents and complex numbers; factoring, solution/application of linear and quadratic equations; operations on rational and radical expressions. Prerequisite: MAT092. Recommended: RDG091.

Prerequisites: MAT092

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: RDG091

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Apply the appropriate rules of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with polynomials, rational expressions, and radical expressions and express the answer in the simplest form.
2. (Application Level) Use various factoring techniques to completely factor polynomials, including GCF, grouping, factoring trinomials, difference of squares, sum and difference of cubes and applying the Zero Product Property.
3. (Application Level) Determine if numbers are complex or real and add, subtract, multiply, and divide expressing answers in simplified standard complex form.
4. (Application Level) Solve and express the answer in simplified standard complex form of quadratic equations and inequalities with complex solutions by factoring, completing the square, quadratic formula and graphing.
5. (Application Level) Graph linear equations in two variables on the rectangular coordinate plane using point-slope form and slope intercept form to find the equation of the line when given the slope and y-intercept, the slope and a point, or two points on the line.
6. (Application Level) Solve systems of linear equations in two or three variables by graphing, substitution and elimination and identify the solution given the graph.
7. (Application Level) Solve and apply appropriate properties to find the solution to compound inequalities involving absolute value, quadratic expressions, and rational expressions.
8. (Comprehension Level) Demonstrate an understanding of exponential functions and their inverse relationship to logarithmic functions by conversion and graphing.
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