MATH-130 College Algebra
Credits 4 / 4 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0; Pre-requisite: MATH-120 or MATH-123 with a 2.0 or higher or placement into MATH-130.
This course is intended for the student who has completed Intermediate Algebra or its equivalent. Topics covered in this course are sets and real numbers, exponents and radicals, quadratics, the binomial theorem, progressions, inequalities, complex numbers, theory of equations, matrices, determinants and series and sequences.
1. Introduce the student to more advanced algebraic topics which will enable him to continue in many areas of science and mathematics 2. Expose the student to applications of college algebra to related fields.