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## Algebra MAT 101

Formerly Algebra MAT 101(MAT 101); also Algebra
Location:
Faith Builders Educational Programs, 28527 Guys Mills Road, Guys Mills, PA.
Length:

Version 1: 45 hours (5-15 weeks). Version 2: 45 hours (5 weeks).

Dates:
Version 1: July 2003 - December 2006. Version 2: January 2007 - Present.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes:

Version 1: Upon successful completion of the course,students will be able to: solve linear equations and inequalities and quadratic equations; use and graph functions including exponential and logarithmic functions; use conic sections; solve systems of equations; work with sequences and series; and understand introductory concepts of probability. Version 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: perform algebraic manipulation proficiently; demonstrate problem solving skills; understand exponential notation; simplify radical expressions; simplify rational expressions; solve linear and quadratic equations; and solve exponential and logarithmic equations.

Instruction:

Version 1: Major topics covered in the course are linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations, functions (including exponential and logarithmic functions), conic sections, systems of equations, sequences and series, and introductory probability. Method of instruction is lecture format. Evaluation criteria include exams and projects. Version 2: Major topics covered in the course are the study of linear, exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs; study of polynomial and rational functions; solving linear, exponential, logarithmic and quadratic equations; solving inequalities; solving systems of equations; and an introduction to sequences and series. Methods of instruction include lecture. Evaluation criteria include assignments and examinations.Prerequisite: High school algebra.

Credit recommendation:

Version 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in College Algebra (12/03) (4/07) (11/10) (10/15 revalidation).