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College Algebra - MATH 1111

Description

This course provides an in-depth study of the properties of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions as needed for calculus. Emphasis is on using algebraic and graphical techniques for solving problems involving linear, quadratic, piece-wise defined, rational, polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions.


MATH 1111 - Summer 2024

Course Instructor
MATH 1111 1AGViktoriya Lanier
viktoriya.lanier@mga.edu
MATH 1111 1BGJim Bellon
jbellon@westga.edu
MATH 1111 1CGStanley Williams
swilliam@highlands.edu
MATH 1111 1DGSteven Wallace
steven.wallace@mga.edu
MATH 1111 1EGLaura Ralston
lralston@highlands.edu
MATH 1111 1FGCarol Love
carol.love@ung.edu
MATH 1111 1GGLisa Howell
lisa.howell@sgsc.edu
MATH 1111 1HGJoris Kwakye
jkwakye@gordonstate.edu
3

Credit Hours


Prerequisites

  • See your home institution's prerequisite requirement.

Free Textbook

  • Open educational resources (OER)

Course Equivalency

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify sets of numbers.
  • Solve a variety of equations, inequalities, and systems of equations.
  • Define the concept of function.
  • Analyze and sketch graphs of polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions including transformations.
  • Use appropriate technology to solve problems.
  • Lesson 1 – Real numbers, Exponents, and Radicals
  • Lesson 2 - Polynomials and Rational Expressions
  • Lesson 3 – Solving Equations and Inequalities in One Variable
  • Lesson 4 - Graphing Equations in Two Variables
  • Lesson 5 - Linear Equations
  • Lesson 6 - Systems of Equations
  • Lesson 7 - Functions and their Graphs
  • Lesson 8 - Average Rates of Change
  • Lesson 9 - Transformations of Function
  • Lesson 10 - Composite Functions and Inverse Functions
  • Lesson 11 - Quadratic Functions
  • Lesson 12 - Polynomial Functions
  • Lesson 13 - Rational Functions
  • Lesson 14 - Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
  • Lesson 15 - Laws of Logarithms
  • Lesson 16 - Exponential and Logarithmic Equations with Applications

Your final grade will be based on the following breakdown. Please note that each instructor may choose to make modifications.

  • Attendance Verification - 1%
  • Mindset Learning Project - 4%
  • Discussions - 5%
  • Pre-assessment - 5%
  • Homework - 30%
  • Online Exams/Tests - 20%
  • Midterm Exam - 15%
  • Final Exam - 20%

You will need access to a graphing calculator. The TI-83, TI-83 plus, or TI-84-plus graphing calculator is highly recommended.

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