Beginning Algebra

Course Description

This course will explore the real number system, fundamental operations with real numbers, graphing, linear equations, factoring polynomials, rational expressions, exponents, quadratic equations, applications and introduction to the function concept.


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

  • MATH 47 or equivalent with grade of 2.0 or better.

Course Competencies

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

  • Apply properties of arithmetic and algebra to simplify and evaluate algebraic expressions.
  • Express the sums, differences, products and quotients of polynomials in simplest form.
  • Express the sums, differences, products and quotients of rational expressions in simplest form.
  • Solve linear equations in one variable.
  • Solve linear inequalities in one variable.
  • Factor polynomials.
  • Solve quadratic equations by factoring.
  • Solve rational equations.
  • Solve literal equations for a specified variable.
  • Solve applications using linear equations in one variable, quadratic equations or rational equations.
  • Graph linear equations in two variables using a table of values, x and y intercepts, or slope/y-intercept.
  • Write a linear equation in two variables using slope-intercept form, point-slope form, or standard form.
  • Explore the function concept using the vertical line test, determining the domain and range from a graph, or by evaluating functions.

Course Schedule

  No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/02/2015

 053112425Beginning Algebra Online4Bearden L$30.0026/31/0Open
 053112460Beginning Algebra Online4Bearden L$30.0030/31/0Open
 053112763Beginning Algebra Online4Bearden L$30.0025/31/0Open

MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/12/2015

 053112424Beginning Algebra Online4Mingela A$30.0010/31/0Open
 053112922Beginning Algebra Online4Mingela A$30.000/31/0Closed
 053112988Beginning Algebra Online4Mingela A$30.0016/31/0Open
 053113008Beginning Algebra 4Andersen K 0/28/3Closed
T R 10:00AM-11:54AMLA100
 053113009Beginning Algebra 4Kerr S 0/28/1Closed
T R 08:00AM-09:54AMLA100
 053113011Beginning Algebra 4Schmansky P 0/28/0Closed
M W 10:00AM-11:54AMLA100
 053113012Beginning Algebra 4Jankoviak Anderson K 0/28/1Closed
T R 12:00PM-01:54PMLA110
 053113014Beginning Algebra 4Kerr S 0/28/2Closed
M W 08:00AM-09:54AMLA110
 053113015Beginning Algebra 4Schmansky P 0/28/2Closed
M W 12:00PM-01:54PMLA100
 053113053Beginning Algebra 4Miller M 14/28/0Open
M W 05:00PM-06:54PMLA100
 053113054Beginning Algebra 4Edwards A 4/28/0Open
M W 07:00PM-08:54PMLA110
 053113055Beginning Algebra 4Hu Z 16/28/0Open
T R 06:00PM-07:54PMLA100
 053113056Beginning Algebra 4Kershaw K 20/31/0Open
M W R 04:30PM-05:48PMLA440
 053113064Beginning Algebra 4Gueorguieva S 20/31/0Open
M W 06:00PM-07:54PMBTC300
 053113103Beginning Algebra 4Andersen K 1/31/0Open
T R 02:00PM-03:54PMLA440
 053113117Beginning Algebra 4Gueorguiev E 0/28/0Closed
M W 02:00PM-03:54PMLA100
 053113123Beginning Algebra 4Shalan S 1/28/0Open
T R 03:30PM-05:24PMLA110
 053216027Beginning Algebra 4Kiefer A 5/31/0Open
M W 10:00AM-11:54AMRC380
 053216144Beginning Algebra 4Kiefer A 18/31/0Open
T R 08:00AM-09:54AMRC370
 053216262Beginning Algebra 4Scott J 8/31/0Open
T R 06:00PM-07:54PMRC680

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