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Jan 16, 2022
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MAT 099 - Foundations for College Mathematics Pt.2

Number of Credits: 0
Examine intermediate algebra topics such as interval and function notation, linear inequalities, systems of linear equations, factoring polynomial functions, composite functions, and inverse functions. Solve, graph, and apply a variety of functions including polynomial, rational, quadratic, radical, exponential, and logarithmic. TI-83/84 graphing calculator is required.  Four hours lecture. Zero credits. Four billable hours.

Pre-requisite(s): MAT 095  or a satisfactory placement exam score; plus exemption/completion of ENG 001
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Evaluate linear inequalities, graph solutions, and use interval notation to express the solution set.
2. Identify the properties of functions, evaluate functions, and determine the domain and range of a variety of graphs.
3. Define parameters, formulate, and solve systems of linear equations and related applications.
4. Factor a variety of polynomial functions.
5. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational expressions and equations.
6. Evaluate, differentiate, and perform mathematical operations with radical expressions, rational exponents, and equations containing radicals.
7. Solve quadratic equations using factoring, the square root method, completing the square, and the quadratic formula then apply a method to related applications.
8. Find the sum, difference, product, quotient, and composite of two different functions.
9. Find the inverse of a one-to-one function.
10. Apply the properties and rules of logarithms to evaluate logarithmic expressions and equations.
11. Graph quadratic, logarithmic, and exponential functions.