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.
Fundamentals of Algebraic Expressions and Equations
Identify variables, coefficients and constants.
Simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms.
Solve problems using order of operations.
Apply properties of real numbers to algebraic expressions.
Translate English phrases to algebraic expressions.
Linear Equations and Inequalities
Evaluate linear equations.
Solve linear equations.
Solve equations using formulas
Use linear equations and inequalities in real-world applications.
Solve linear inequalities.
Graphs and Linear Functions
Determine the intercepts of a linear function.
Determine the slope of a linear function.
Create a linear equation using data.
Use linear functions in real-world applications.
Identify representations of functions.
Systems of Two-Variable Linear Equations
Solve systems of linear equations by graphing.
Solve systems of linear equations algebraically.
Solve systems of linear Inequalities.
Use systems of equations and inequalities in real-world applications.
Use exponents in algebraic expressions.
Apply exponential principles to scientific notation.
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