# Math 110: College Algebra

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### Course Prerequisite(s)

- Math 090
- Concurrent registration in Math 109
- Appropriate score on the math placement test.

### Course Description

The course covers, between other topics: functions, composition and inverses, graphs and transformations, piece-wise functions, polynomial and rational equations and graphing, exponential functions, logarithms, graphs and applications of exponential and logarithmic functions, circles and brief introduction to trigonometry. Extensive computer use required.

### Credit Awarded

4 hours of credit (some exceptions noted below)

Credit is not given for Math 110 if the student has credit in MATH 121, MATH 165, MATH 170, or MATH 180.

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### Course Materials

#### Textbook

*College Algebra* by James Stewart, 7th edition, Cengage Learning.

Note that a WebAssign code is required for this course while the printed textbook is optional

#### WebAssign

WebAssign is a web-based learning software. Students can purchase a WebAssign code through Blackboard to ensure their WebAssign code is linked to their Blackboard account. The WebAssign code includes an electronic version of the textbook, so buying a printed copy is optional. WebAssign can also be purchased with a new hard copy of the book (access codes cannot be re-used if a textbook’s previous owner already used them).

When purchasing an access code with a textbook make sure to link your Blackboard account to your WebAssign account in Blackboard before using your WebAssign access code for any other purpose.

Section | Topic |
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2.1 | Functions |

2.2 | Graphs of Functions |

2.3 | Using Information from Graphs |

2.4 | Average Rate of Change |

2.5 | Linear Models |

2.6 | Transformations of Functions |

2.7 | Combining Functions |

2.8 | One-to-one Functions and Inverse Functions |

3.1 | Quadratic Functions and Models |

3.2 | Polynomial Functions and Graphs |

3.3 | Dividing Polynomials |

3.4 | Real Zeros of Polynomials |

3.5 | Complex Zeros & the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra |

3.6 | Rational Functions |

4.1 | Exponential Functions |

4.2 | The Natural Exponential Function |

4.3 | Logarithmic Functions |

4.4 | Laws of Logarithms |

4.5 | Exponential and Logarithmic Equations |

4.6 | Modeling with Exponential Functions |

5.1 | Unit Circle |

5.2 | Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers |

5.3 | Graphs of Sine and Cosine |

5.5 | Inverse Trigonometric Functions |

6.2 | Right Angle Trigonometry |