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...
- Simplify expressions involving numbers and variables.
- Solve equations and inequalities.
- Graph linear functions and apply their properties.
- Solve systems of equations.
- Apply the laws of exponents.
- Factor and simplify polynomial and rational expressions.
- Divide monomials and polynomials.
- Simplify radical expressions.
- Solve a quadratic equation.
- Recognize and use different functions of a TI-84 graphing calculator.
By the completion of this course students will know...
- Basic algebra skills
- Solving methods for equations, inequalities and systems
- Laws and use of exponents
- Factoring and its applications
- Linear functions and their properties
- Operations on radical expressions
This course last updated on January 4, 2019, by the Math Department.