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MATH 097 - Essentials of Intermediate Algebra

5 credits

A grade of “C” or better in MATH 070 , or appropriate placement test score, or instructor permission.

MATH 097 covers the topics of Intermediate Algebra that are essential to student success in MATH& 107 , MATH& 131 , MATH& 132 MATH& 146  and other math related courses. Topics covered include: review of basic algebra; ratios and proportions; systems of linear equations and inequalities; linear functions; polynomials; quadratic functions; and exponential functions. Applications are drawn from personal finance, business, social sciences and the sciences. MATH 097 serves as the prerequisite to MATH& 107 , MATH& 131 , MATH& 132  and MATH& 146 . MATH 097 also serves as the prerequisite to MATH 098  for which it provides the essential foundation of Intermediate Algebra that MATH 098  builds upon.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

Course Outcomes
  • Analyze Linear, Exponential and Quadratic Equations
  • Solve Systems of Linear Equations
  • Combine and Simplify Polynomials and Expressions with Exponents
  • Solve Proportions, Compound Inequalities, and Absolute Value Equations

This course does not meet any degree requirements.

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