An intermediate algebra course which reviews and extends the topics from a beginning algebra or algebra I course. It is appropriate for students who had algebra I in high school but are not prepared for MAT 100, Intermediate Algebra. MAT 100B is an alternative to the sequence MAT 011, MAT 100. MAT 100B covers the same topics as MAT 100 by meeting 4 hours a week for 3 credits. It is important to note that the students will pay for four hours, but only receive three credits. It will prepare students for MAT 115, MAT 125, MAT 131, MAT 140 and/or MAT 161. Topics include a review of introductory algebra, introduction to functions, factoring, algebraic fractions, radicals, fractional exponents, the Pythagorean Theorem, function notation, graphing, quadratic equations, logarithms, systems of linear equations, and word problem applications. A graphing calculator is required. Instruction will be presented using a TI-83 Plus or Silver Edition.
Last Updated: 03/01/2016