MAT 096 Beginning and Intermediate Algebra 5 Credits. 5 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.
A course in intermediate algebra emphasizing real-world applications. Topics include: systems of linear equations; algebraic, graphic, and numerical representation; an introduction to functions; graphs of linear functions; solving linear equations and inequalities; exponents and radicals; factoring polynomials; solving quadratic, polynomial and radical equations; graphs of quadratic functions; and simplifying rational expressions.
Prerequisites: MAT 093 (minimum grade B) or appropriate placement test score