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Course Description

This course is designed for students who have demonstrated difficulty mastering Algebra II and who are eligible to receive Learning Disability Services. Course content parallels Mathematics 235, 240 and 242. Material is presented in a concrete, multi-sensory manner, and the lab allows opportunity for immediate practice, questions, repetition and review. This is a pass/no pass course. Concurrent enrollment in Math 235, Math 240 or equivalent course is required.

Learning Outcomes

  • Solve absolute value equations and inequalities.
  • Analyze and solve radical, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic equations, as well as systems of linear equations using matrices. Set up equations in all of the above to solve application problems, including investment, solution mixture, distance, population growth, and carbon dating.
  • Given a graph, equation or list, identify domain, range, points on the graph and whether a graph depicts a function.
  • Graph quadratic, logarithmic, and exponential functions and be able to utilize the graphs in problem solving
  • Simplify and perform operations with radicals expressions. Use properties of exponents and logarithms to simplify exponential and logarithmic expressions.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with a scientific calculator
  • Analyze and translate verbal Expressions into Algebraic. Use symbolic language to name algebraic structures.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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