   # College Algebra

Course Content from McGraw-Hill

Our popular College Algebra course provides a working knowledge of college-level algebra and its applications. Emphasis is placed upon the solution and the application of linear and quadratic equations, word problems, polynomials, and rational and radical equations. Students perform operations on real numbers and polynomials and simplify algebraic, rational, and radical expressions.

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Arithmetic and geometric sequences are examined, and linear equations and inequalities are discussed. Students learn to graph linear, quadratic, absolute value, and piecewise-defined functions and solve and graph exponential and logarithmic equations. Other topics include solving applications using linear systems as well as evaluating and finding partial sums of a series.

• Self Paced
• Mathematics
• Content by McGraw-Hill
Online Course
College Algebra   +\$79.00
Tutoring (included)
Proctoring (included)
eTextbook
MAT101 eTextbook (a \$205.19 value)   +\$0.00
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Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

• Identify and then calculate perimeter, area, surface area, and volume for standard geometric figures
• Perform operations on real numbers and polynomials.
• Simplify algebraic, rational, and radical expressions.
• Solve both linear and quadratic equations and inequalities.
• Solve word problems involving linear and quadratic equations and inequalities.
• Solve polynomial, rational, and radical equations and applications.
• Solve and graph linear, quadratic, absolute value, and piecewise-defined functions.
• Perform operations with functions as well as find composition and inverse functions.
• Graph quadratic, square root, cubic, and cube root functions.
• Graph and find zeroes of polynomial functions.
• Perform vertical and horizontal shifts and reflections of a basic graph.
• Perform stretches and compressions on a basic graph.
• Transform the graph of a general function.
• Graph quadratic functions by completing the square, using the vertex formula, and using transformations.
• Solve and graph exponential and logarithmic equations.
• Solve systems of linear equations and inequalities.
• Model and solve applications using linear systems.
• Evaluate and find partial sums of a series.
• Evaluate and find sums of arithmetic and geometric sequences.
• Solve application problems involving arithmetic and geometric sequences and series.
• Solve applications involving the various types of equations and inequalities.

StraighterLine suggests, though does not require, that students take Introductory Algebra or its equivalent before enrolling in College Algebra.

Prefer the hard copy? Simply purchase from your favorite textbook retailer; you will still get the eTextbook for free.

This course does not require a text.

StraighterLine provides a percentage score and letter grade for each course. A passing percentage is 70% or higher.

If you have chosen a Partner College to award credit for this course, your final grade will be based upon that college's grading scale. Only passing scores will be considered by Partner Colleges for an award of credit.

There are a total of 1000 points in this course.

#### Final Proctored Exam

The final exam is developed to assess the knowledge you learned taking this course. All students are required to take an online proctored final exam in order complete the course and be eligible for transfer credit.