**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**

- Review of Real Numbers WKS 1-3
- 1.1 Tips for Success in Mathematics
- 1.2 Symbols and Sets of Numbers
- 1.3 Fractions and Mixed Numbers
- 1.4 Exponents, Order of Operations, Variable Expressions and Equations
- 1.5 Adding Real Numbers
- 1.6 Subtracting Real Numbers
- 1.7 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers
- 1.8 Properties of Real Numbers
- Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving WKS 4-5
- 2.1 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
- 2.2 The Addition and Multiplication Properties of Equality
- 2.3 Solving Linear Equations
- 2.4 An Introduction to Problem Solving
- 2.5 Formulas and Problem Solving
- 2.6 Percent and Mixture Problem Solving
- 2.7 Further Problem Solving
- 2.8 Solving Linear Inequalities
- Graphing WKS 6-7
- 3.1 Reading Graphs and the Rectangular Coordinate System
- 3.2 Graphing Linear Equations
- 3.3 Intercepts
- 3.4 Slope and Rate of Change

Integrated Review–Summary on Slope and Graphing Linear Equations - 3.5 Equation of Lines
- 3.6 Functions
- Solving Systems of Linear Equations WKS 9-10
- 4.1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
- 4.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
- 4.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition
- 4.4 Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
- 4.5 Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving
- Exponents and Polynomials WKS 11-12
- 5.1 Exponents
- 5.2 Polynomial Functions and Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
- 5.3 Multiplying Polynomials
- 5.4 Special Products
- 5.5 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
- 5.6 Dividing Polynomials
- 5.7 Synthetic Division and the Remainder Theorem