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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
  6. 1.5 Adding Real Numbers
  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