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College Algebra (MAT-101)
Various; distance learning format.
Varies (self-study; self-paced).
Instructional delivery format:
Upon successful completion of this proficiency exam, students will be able to: use mathematical notations and expressions to represent variables and write algebraic expressions and equations; solve algebraic equations, including linear, quadratic, polynomials, roots, and rational functions; graph a mathematical function and apply basic transformations to the graph and corresponding equation; work with and manipulate exponential and logarithmic expressions; solve systems of linear and basic nonlinear equations and find solution sets of systems for inequalities; recognize equations that represent conic sections such as circles, ellipses, hyperbolas, and parabolas from mathematic equations and their graphic representations.
This self-study exam is designed to provide students with the basic principles of algebra, including mathematical expressions such as polynomials, exponentials, and logarithms and their manipulations. Other topics include: functions, graphs, inequalities, linear equations and quadratic equations and their solutions through algebra and graphing.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Algebra or Mathematics (6/13) (8/18 revalidation).