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## $79

Plus membership

3 Credits

##### All courses include:

eTextbooks

2 to 3-day turnaround for grading

Multiple chances to improve your grade

On-demand tutoring & writing center

Student support 7 days a week

## $79

Plus membership

3 Credits

### About This Course

##### ACE Approved 2021

College Algebra provides a working knowledge of college-level algebra and its applications with an emphasis on the solution and application of linear and quadratic equations, word problems, polynomials, and rational and radical equations. Lean to perform operations on real numbers and polynomials and simplify algebraic, rational, and radical expressions. Aspects like arithmetic and geometric sequences are examined, and linear equations and inequalities are also discussed.

### Course Outcomes

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.

### Course Text

Prefer the hard copy? Simply purchase from your favorite textbook reseller; you will still get the eTextbook for free. The required eTextbook for this course is included with your course purchase at no additional cost.

###### College Algebra

Miller, Julie, and Donna Gerken. College Algebra, 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill, 2017, ISBN: 9780077836344

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