# MTH 201 Introductory Algebra
Instructor
Department
General Education
Credits
3

This course focuses on algebraic concepts essential for success in the classroom and at the workplace. Using real-world examples, students learn about algebraic expressions, polynomials, linear equations, and linear inequalities. This course also explores problems involving graphing linear equations and inequalities, using rules of exponents, factoring, solving quadratic equations, and simplifying square root and rational expressions.

#### Learning Outcomes

Solve linear equations and inequalities
Solve applications of linear equations and inequalities
Graph linear equations and inequalities
Recognize the concept of slope
Find equations of lines given conditions
Discover the properties of parallel and perpendicular lines
Solve systems of linear equations with two variables
Solve applications of systems of linear equations with two variables
Graph systems of linear inequalities
Perform polynomial arithmetic
Simplify exponential expressions using the rules of exponents
Factor polynomials
Solve quadratic equations by factoring, the square root property, and the quadratic formula
Simplify rational expressions
Simplify square roots

Required Materials & Textbooks:

The Required Materials cost (Course Pack) —including standard shipping within the United States— is \$115. This includes:

•    Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR) - \$115
•    Additional practical lab materials may be required when the course is offered.

The Required Publisher Textbooks*:

•    Access to Knewton open educational resources - \$44

Total Course Price: \$975 (3 credits x \$325 per credit) + \$115 Course Pack + \$44 Textbooks = \$1134.00

* You may always elect to buy or rent your textbooks/ebooks new or used. However, when choosing to purchase college textbooks and supplementary materials outside the College store, please use caution to ensure you purchase the correct version of required materials.

Maximum Enrollment: 30 students

Last updated 10/25/18