Course Summary
Credit Type:
Organization's ID:
S1 - 128827997; S2 - 128828149
4 weeks (120 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 intermediate algebra


The course objective is to build upon the foundations established in pre-algebra and basic mathematics to develop a growing understanding of how to perform operations and solve problems with real numbers. Students will focus on the importance of linear relations by developing fluency with the language and operations of algebra to analyze and represent relationships while performing exercises to demonstrate understanding. Students will learn to graph and solve for a variety of functions, including linear, quadratic, and exponential.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Solve equations and inequalities with one variable
  • Graph linear functions and inequalities
  • Solve systems of equations
  • Analyze data to find measures of center and create data graphs
  • Analyze a scatter plot to find the line of best fit
  • Add, subtract, divide and multiply with real numbers
  • Add, subtract, multiply and factor polynomials
  • Solve and graph quadratics
  • Identify parts of an exponential function and compare exponential, linear, and quadratic tables, graphs, and functions.
  • Create the formula and find terms for arithmetic and geometric sequences

General Topics:

  • Working with real numbers
  • Solving equations
  • Equations continued
  • Inequalities
  • Linear functions
  • Graphing linear functions
  • Systems of equations
  • Polynomials
  • Factoring
  • Quadratics
  • Quadratic graphs
  • Exponential growth and decay
  • Arithmetic sequences
  • Mean, median, mode
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Practical Exercises
  • Project-based Instruction

Methods of Assessment:

  • Other
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Quizzes
  • (Scenarios, teacher facilitated discussions)

Minimum Passing Score:

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