This course presents traditional concepts in college algebra. Topics include linear, polynomial, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations, sequences, series, and probability.
Find a general term given the terms of a sequence.
Solve application problems involving a series.
Find the sum of the first n terms of a sequence.
Solve recursion formula problems.
Solve factorial notation problems.
Find terms of a sequence from the general term.
Counting Methods and Probability
Solve probability problems.
Solve combination problems.
Solve permutation problems.
Use the multiplication principle to solve counting problems.
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Solve real-world applications using exponential and logarithmic functions.
Apply properties of logarithms.
Convert between exponential and logarithmic forms.
Identify graphs of exponential and logarithmic functions.
Solve logarithmic functions.
Solve exponential functions.
Identify types of symmetry and asymptotes, given a function and a graphing calculator.
Systems of Equations and Matrices
Solve systems of linear inequalities with graphing.
Perform operations on matrices.
Use matrices and Gaussian elimination to solve systems.
Solve systems of nonlinear equations.
Distinguish between linear and nonlinear systems of equations.
Solve systems of linear equations.
Graphing, the Distance Formula, and Circles
Perform operations on functions.
Write the standard form of a circle’s equation.
Find the midpoint of a segment.
Identify functions behavior as increasing, decreasing, or constant.
Find the distance between two points.
Perform transformations on a given graph.
Graph rational functions.
Graph polynomial functions.
Solve problems involving a function’s zeros, maximum, or minimum values.
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