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    May 30, 2020  
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MATH 96 - Intermediate Algebra

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Basic properties of the real numbers; standard algebraic techniques, including exponents, factoring, fractions, radicals; problem solving; linear and quadratic equations; the concept of graphing. (Credit does not apply to any baccalaureate degree program.) (Departmental consent is required to drop this course.)

Prerequisite(s): ACT math score of 19 or SAT math score of 470 or revised SAT math score of 510 or satisfactory score on an appropriate placement test as determined by the Math & Stat Department or MATH 95 .

Grading Basis: S/U only
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. simplify, add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational expressions and functions.
2. simplify, add, subtract, multiply, and divide radical expressions and functions.
3. solve quadratic equations by factoring, using the square root property, completing the square, and by the quadratic formula.
4. solve compound inequalities, absolute value inequalities, and absolute value equations.
5. solve and graph linear equations and inequalities in two variables.
6. recognize function notation and distinguish functions from relations.
7. simplify expressions with integer and rational exponents.


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