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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

College Algebra (MAT 101)

Course Category: 
Location: 

Jerusalem and other approved locations.

Length: 

Varies; self-study format. 

Dates: 

March 2016 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the exam, students will be able to: identify the properties of functions, which include domain and range, operations, compositions, and inverses; identify, interpret, and solve problems of various types of functions and their graphs, including but not limited to linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions; apply graphing techniques for various functions; identify and develop basic sequences and series; solve systems of equations with various methods including elimination, substitution, and matrices.

Instruction: 

College Algebra covers the foundations of Algebra expressed in the applications of quadratics, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions, and systems of equations.  The exam assesses students’ problem-solving skills and knowledge relating to functions and requires them to identify, interpret, and solve problems of various types of functions and their graphs, apply graphing techniques for various functions, identify sequences and series, and solve systems of equations with various methods including elimination, substitution, and matrices.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Mathematics, Business, Marketing, or Economics (3/16). 

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