MATH-141 College Algebra
In this course students will learn the language of functions and be introduced to families of functions and their applications. Topics include linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Other topics include solving systems of linear equations using matrices, matrix algebra and linear programming. Emphasis will be placed on solving problems algebraically and with the technological tools used in business and the social sciences.
or appropriate score on mathematics placement test
4 hours weekly
1. Communicate college-level mathematical concepts related to functions and linear
programming using appropriate language and symbols.
2. Model applications related to real-world issues including global awareness, sustainability,
and financial literacy using the families of functions, including linear programming problems
using the graphing and simplex method.
3. Analyze and evaluate solutions to equations algebraically and graphically for the
reasonableness of the solution.
4. Identify and implement appropriate technologies to efficiently complete tasks that involve the
solving of cross-discipline, mathematically appropriate problems and creating new works to
communicate the processes used and solution.