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

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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