410 Algebra I

2 semesters, 1 credit

Prerequisites:  Recommendation of guidance counselor based on achievement tests or 401 Intro to Algebra I

This course emphasizes the following algebra principles: order of operations, factoring, operations of polynomials and rational expressions, exponents, solving equations and inequalities, linear functions, and simplifying radicals. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this class.


By the completion of this course, students will be able to...

  1. Simplify expressions involving numbers and variables.
  2. Solve equations and inequalities.
  3. Graph linear functions and apply their properties.
  4. Solve systems of equations.
  5. Apply the laws of exponents.
  6. Factor and simplify polynomial and rational expressions.
  7. Divide monomials and polynomials.
  8. Simplify radical expressions.
  9. Solve a quadratic equation.
  10. Recognize and use different functions of a TI-84 graphing calculator.


By the completion of this course students will know...

  1. Basic algebra skills
  2. Solving methods for equations, inequalities and systems
  3. Laws and use of exponents
  4. Factoring and its applications
  5. Linear functions and their properties
  6. Operations on radical expressions


This course last updated on January 4, 2019, by the Math Department.