College Mathematics I – mth208 (3 credits)
This course begins a demonstration and examination of various concepts of algebra. It assists in building skills for performing specific mathematical operations and problem solving. These concepts and skills serve as a foundation for subsequent quantitative business coursework. Applications to real-world problems are emphasized throughout the course. This course is the first half of the college mathematics sequence, which is completed in MTH/209: College Mathematics II.
Systems of Two-Variable Linear Equations and Inequalities
- Use systems of equations in real-world applications.
- Solve systems of linear equations by graphing.
- Solve systems of linear equations algebraically.
- Solve systems of linear inequalities.
- Use systems of inequalities in real-world applications.
Fundamentals of Algebraic Expressions and Equations
- Apply properties of real numbers to algebraic expressions.
- Simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms.
- Identify the coefficients of terms.
- Evaluate algebraic expressions.
- Translate English phrases to algebraic expressions.
- Solve problems using order of operations.
Linear Equations and Inequalities
- Solve linear equations.
- Use linear equations in real-world applications.
- Solve equations using formulas
- Use linear inequalities in real-world applications.
- Solve linear inequalities.
Graphs and Linear Functions
- Generate graphs.
- Determine the intercepts of a linear equation.
- Determine the slope of a linear equation.
- Create a linear equation using data.
- Evaluate a function using a representation of a function.
- Use linear functions in real-world applications.
- Use exponents in algebraic expressions.
- Apply exponential principles to scientific notation.
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