# Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE ID:
CSRA-0003
Organization's ID:
Math 1A
Organization:
Location:
Online
Length:
10 weeks (30 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Vocational-Certificate 3 Developmental Math
This course should not be counted as meeting a college level General Education Requirement for mathematics.
Description

## Objective:

The course objective is to acquire a solid foundation in algebra; understand the properties of linear, polynomial and rational functions, including inequalities and complex numbers; and work with various types of functions in symbolic, graphical, numerical and verbal form.

## Learning Outcomes:

• Demonstrate proper use of function notation
• Solve quadratic equations and inequalities
• Define function
• Identify independent and dependent variables
• Determine domain and range of graphical and symbolic functions
• Utilize transformations to graph functions starting from standard functions
• Translate among graphical, symbolic, verbal and tabular descriptions of functions
• Solve linear equations and inequalities
• Solve absolute value equations and inequalities

## General Topics:

• Introduction, algebra and real numbers
• Polynomials, basic operations and factoring
• Rational expressions and basic operations
• Linear equations
• Linear inequalities
• Absolute value in equations and inequalities
• Complex numbers
• Solving techniques
• Cartesian coordinate system
• Distance in the plane
• Equations of a line
• Linear equations and models
• Review functions
• Graphing function
• Transforming functions
• Operations on functions
• Composition
• Inverse functions
• Polynomial functions and models
• Real zeros and polynomial inequalities
• Complex zeros and rational zeros of polynomials
• Rational functions and inequalities
Instruction & Assessment

## Instructional Strategies:

• Audio Visual Materials
• Computer Based Training
• Discussion
• Practical Exercises
Supplemental Materials