# Math 090: Intermediate Algebra

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## Course Information Heading link

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### Course Prerequisites:

One of:

- Concurrent registration in Math 088
- Appropriate score on the math placement test.

### Course Description

The course covers the following topics: Linear equations and inequalities, linear graphs and modeling, systems of equations, functions, quadratic equations, exponents and polynomials, factoring, and rational expressions.

### Credit Awarded

Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. ** No credit toward graduation** is awarded.

### Course Materials

### Course Materials:

#### Textbook

There is no textbook required for this course. All materials will be distributed to students by their instructor.

#### Calculator

Though not required, it is recommended for students to purchase a TI-30 or below graphing calculator. You will be allowed to use your calculators during class, on quizzes, and on exams. No graphing calculators are permitted.

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Section | Topic |
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Exam 1 | |

Objective 1: | Combining Like Terms |

Objective 2: | Solving Linear Equations |

Objective 3: | x and y intercepts |

Objective 4: | Slope |

Objective 5: | Graphing lines (include vertical and horizontal) |

Objective 6: | Writing equations of lines (include vertical and horizontal) |

Objective 7: | Functions and function notation |

Objective 8: | Solutions of systems of linear equations (slope and y int and pictures) |

Objective 9: | Solving systems of linear equations by graphing |

Objective 10: | Solving Systems of linear equations by substitution |

Objective 11: | Solving systems of linear equations by elimination |

Objective 12: | Solving and graphing solutions of linear inequalities |

Exam 2 | |

Objective 13: | Rules of exponents |

Objective 14: | Combining functions |

Objective 15: | Composing functions |

Objective 16: | Factoring: Greatest Common Factor |

Objective 17: | Factoring: Grouping |

Objective 18: | Factoring: ax2 + bx + c |

Objective 19: | Factoring: Difference of Squares |

Objective 20: | Factoring: Sum and Difference of Cubes |

Objective 21: | Quadratic Functions |

Objective 22: | Graphing Quadratic Functions |

Objective 23: | Writing equations of Quadratic Graphs |

Objective 24: | Solving Quadratics by Square Roots |

Objective 25: | Solving Quadratics by Factoring |

Objective 26: | Solving Quadratics by Quadratic Formula |

Exam 3 | |

Objective 27: | Direct and Inverse Variation |

Objective 28: | Simplifying Rational Expressions |

Objective 29: | Multiplying Rational Expressions |

Objective 30: | Dividing Rational Expressions |

Objective 31: | Adding Rational Expressions |

Objective 32: | Subtracting Rational Expressions |

Objective 33: | Domain and Range |