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College Algebra

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This course presents traditional concepts in college algebra. Topics include linear, polynomial, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations, sequences, and series.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Counting and Probability

    • Determine theoretical and experimental probabilities.
    • Determine probabilities of dependent and independent events.
    • Determine compound probabilities.
    • Calculate permutations, combinations, and probabilities.
    • Solve real-world applications of permutations, combinations, and probabilities.
    • Use factorial notation to solve problems.
    • Use the Fundamental Counting Principle to determine outcomes.
    • Use permutations to determine outcomes.
    • Use combinations to determine outcomes.

    Radicals, Rational Exponents, Distance, and Midpoint

    • Perform mathematical operations on expressions with rational exponents.
    • Perform mathematical operations on radical expressions.
    • Solve equations containing radicals algebraically.
    • Solve problems using the quadratic formula.
    • Find the distance between two points.
    • Find the midpoint of a segment.

    Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

    • Solve equations with exponential functions algebraically.
    • Solve equations with logarithmic functions algebraically.
    • Convert between exponential and logarithmic forms.
    • Apply properties of logarithms.
    • Solve real-world applications using exponential and logarithmic functions.

    Systems of Equations and Matrices

    • Solve systems of linear equations algebraically.
    • Distinguish between linear and nonlinear systems of equations.
    • Solve systems of nonlinear equations algebraically.
    • Perform operations on matrices.
    • Use matrices to solve systems of equations.
    • Solve systems of linear inequalities with graphing.
    • Solve real-world applications of systems of equations.

    Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences and Sums

    • Solve recursion formula problems.
    • Find terms of an arithmetic sequence from the general term.
    • Find the general term given the terms of an arithmetic sequence.
    • Find the sum of the first n terms of an arithmetic sequence.
    • Find terms of a geometric sequence from the general term.
    • Find the general term given the terms of a geometric sequence.
    • Find the sum of the first n terms of a geometric sequence.
    • Solve application problems involving arithmetic and geometric series.
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