# Mathematics

## MATH 113

# Credit Hours

(4-0) 4 Cr. Hrs.

# Section Start Dates

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142348 | August 25, 2014 |

142389 | August 25, 2014 |

142391 | September 16, 2014 |

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142486 | September 16, 2014 |

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246171 | August 25, 2014 |

## Intermediate Algebra for College Students

### Course Description

Review of algebraic operations; problem solving strategies; integer and rational exponents; complex numbers; solving equations; function concept; graphs and applications of linear, quadratic, exponential and logarithmic functions; and systems of equations are the topics covered in this course.

### Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

- MATH 53 or equivalent with grade of 2.0 or better.
- Placement test is available in the Assessment Center.

### Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

- Solve linear and quadratic equations and related applications using one variable.
- Solve equations that are quadratic in form and related applications using one variable.
- Solve radical equations and related applications using one variable.
- Solve rational equations and related applications using one variable.
- Solve exponential and logarithmic equations and related applications using one variable.
- Transform complex fractions into simplest form.
- Transform radical expressions to simplest form.
- Transform expressions with integer and rational exponents to simplest form.
- Solve linear systems of equations algebraically and graphically.
- Translate application problems into a linear system.
- Solve simple and compound linear inequalities in one variable both algebraically and graphically.
- Solve second degree inequalities in one variable both algebraically and graphically.
- Solve first degree inequalities in two variables both algebraically and graphically.
- Solve inequalities and equations containing absolute value both algebraically and graphically.
- Solve applications of functions involving two variables.
- Determine the inverse of a function algebraically or graphically.
- Graph quadratic functions.
- Graph exponential and logarithmic functions.
- Graph circles.