  # Math 130: Fundamental Mathematics: (3)

Course Description: Designed to provide students with the concepts and skills necessary for successful performance in college level mathematics. Assist students in passing state-required tests. Provides the academic foundation for success in Analytical Mathematics, MATH 131. Three hours of lecture and one hour of laboratory per week.

Textbook: Beginning & Intermediate Algebra, 6/E by Elayn Martin-Gay Publisher: Pearson ISBN-10: 014193091

Course topics

1. Review of Real Numbers WKS 1-3
2. 1.1 Tips for Success in Mathematics
3. 1.2 Symbols and Sets of Numbers
4. 1.3 Fractions and Mixed Numbers
5. 1.4 Exponents, Order of Operations, Variable Expressions and Equations
7. 1.6 Subtracting Real Numbers
8. 1.7 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers
9. 1.8 Properties of Real Numbers
10. Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving WKS 4-5
11. 2.1 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
12. 2.2 The Addition and Multiplication Properties of Equality
13. 2.3 Solving Linear Equations
14. 2.4 An Introduction to Problem Solving
15. 2.5 Formulas and Problem Solving
16. 2.6 Percent and Mixture Problem Solving
17. 2.7 Further Problem Solving
18. 2.8 Solving Linear Inequalities
19. Graphing WKS 6-7
20. 3.1 Reading Graphs and the Rectangular Coordinate System
21. 3.2 Graphing Linear Equations
22. 3.3 Intercepts
23. 3.4 Slope and Rate of Change
Integrated Review–Summary on Slope and Graphing Linear Equations
24. 3.5 Equation of Lines
25. 3.6 Functions
26. Solving Systems of Linear Equations WKS 9-10
27. 4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
28. 4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
29. 4.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition
30. 4.4 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
31. 4.5 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
32. Exponents and Polynomials WKS 11-12
33. 5.1 Exponents
34. 5.2 Polynomial Functions and Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
35. 5.3 Multiplying Polynomials
36. 5.4 Special Products
37. 5.5 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
38. 5.6 Dividing Polynomials
39. 5.7 Synthetic Division and the Remainder Theorem