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
Evaluate algebraic expressions.
Translate English phrases to algebraic expressions.
Solve problems using order of operations.
Apply properties of real numbers to algebraic expressions.
Identify the coefficients of terms.
Simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms.
Linear Equations and Inequalities
Solve linear equations.
Use linear equations in real-world applications.
Solve equations using formulas
Solve linear inequalities.
Use linear inequalities in real-world applications.
Graphs and Linear Functions
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.
Systems of Two-Variable Linear Equations and Inequalities
Solve systems of linear equations by graphing.
Solve systems of linear equations algebraically.
Use systems of equations in real-world applications.
Solve systems of linear inequalities.
Use systems of inequalities in real-world applications.
Use exponents in algebraic expressions.
Apply exponential principles to scientific notation.
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