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MATH 96 - Intermediate Algebra in Context

Credits: 5
Studies functions and function notation; graphs and solutions of linear and quadratic equations; solutions of radical, simple exponential, and simple logarithmic equations; numerical nth roots; mean, median, mode, bar graphs and charts. Graphing calculator required. This course is intended for students planning to take MATH& 146 , MATH& 107 , MATH 108  and MATH& 171 . This course will not meet the prerequisite for MATH& 141  and MATH 147 .

Enrollment Requirement: MATH 72  with a 2.5 or higher or appropriate math placement. 

Course Fee: $2.00

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Use function notation and terminology with equations and graphs.
  2. Solve equations, involving linear, quadratic, radical, exponential, and logarithmic equations.
  3. Solve linear and quadratic applications, including using regression.
  4. Calculate the mean, median, and mode, and analyze bar graphs and charts.

Program Outcomes
  1. Recognize which quantitative or symbolic reasoning methods are appropriate for solving a given problem.
  2. Correctly implement the quantitative or symbolic reasoning methods that are appropriate for solving a given problem.
  3. Translate data into various formats such as symbolic language, equations, graphs, and formats.


College-wide Outcomes
  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.



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