01:640:025 - Elementary Algebra

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Course Description

01:640:025 Math 025 EAL Elementary Algebra (E3)


  • Demonstrated proficiency in computational skills.
  • Operations with polynomials, rational and square root expressions, exponents, solving linear equations and quadratic equations, basic applications and graphing.


Text: Tussy & Gustafson, Elementary Algebra, 5th Edition
Periods Sections Topic
2 1.1 - 1.3 (Course orientation) The Language of Algebra, Fractions, The Reals.
2 1.4-1.7 Operations with Real numbers. Exponents and Order of Operations.
1 1.8-1.9 Algebraic Expressions and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions.
3 2.1-2.2, 2.4-2.7 Properties of Equality, Solving Equations, Problem Solving, Solving Inequalities.
1 Catch Up and Review
1 3.1-3.3 The Rectangular Coordinate System, Graphing Lines, Intercepts.
1 ½ 4.1-4.4 Solving Systems of Equations.
2 ½ 5.1-5.8 Exponents and Polynomials.
2 ½ 6.1-6.4, 6.6-6.7 Factoring and Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring.
3 7.1-7.8 Rational Expressions and Operations with Rational Expressions.
2 ½ 8.1-8.4 Square Roots and Operations with Square Roots. Their applications. 
2 9.1 & 9.3 Quadratic Equations (Square Root Method), The Quadratic Formula.
1 Catch Up and Review

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