# 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.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks. This course is available to take individually or as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

### Graphs and Linear Functions

• 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.
• Generate graphs.
• Determine the intercepts of a linear equation.

### Systems of Two-Variable Linear Equations and Inequalities

• 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.
• Use systems of equations in real-world applications.

### Exponents

• Use exponents in algebraic expressions.
• Apply exponential principles to scientific notation.

### Fundamentals of Algebraic Expressions and Equations

• Evaluate algebraic expressions.
• Translate English phrases to algebraic expressions.
• Solve problems using order of operations.
• Apply properties of real numbers to algebraic expressions.
• Simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms.
• Identify the coefficients of terms.

### Linear Equations and Inequalities

• Solve linear inequalities.
• Solve linear equations.
• Use linear equations in real-world applications.
• Solve equations using formulas
• Use linear inequalities in real-world applications.