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# MATH 1110 - College Algebra

Liberal Arts

Mathematics

Assistant Dean: Steve Haynes PhD
4 Credit(s)
A study of: 1) polynomial operations, rational expressions, exponents, radicals; 2) linear and quadratic equations, inequalities, absolute value applications and their graphs; 3) graphs of elementary functions and non-functions including inverse functions, combining functions, and translating and transforming functions; 4) study of polynomial functions including the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, zeroes of polynomials, rational functions, partial fractions; 5) exponential and logarithmic functions including graphs and applications; 6) Gauss-Jordan elimination and Cramer’s Rule. This course meets the requirements for OTM College Algebra TMM001. UG
4 Lecture Hour(s);
Required Prerequisite Course(s): MATH 0084  (Minimum grade of C- required) or qualifying placement test score

College Wide Outcomes
 College-Wide Learning Outcomes Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met Communication – Written Communication – Speech Intercultural Knowledge and Competence Critical Thinking Information Literacy Quantitative Literacy Quantitative Literacy VALUE Rubric, week 8, midterm exam

Student Learning Outcomes for Course
 Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met 1. Determine whether an algebraic relation or graph represents a function and perform transformation of those functions. Homework and tests regularly throughout the semester and Final Exam (Weeks 2,3, 4, 7, 8, 16) 2. Add, subtract, multiply, divide and compose a variety of functions. Homework and tests regularly throughout the semester and Final Exam (Weeks 1, 2,3,16) 3. Analyze the graph of a variety of functions and their inverses Homework and tests regularly throughout the semester and Final Exam (Weeks 5, 6, 7, 11, 16) 4. Use the Remainder and Factor Theorems for polynomial functions. Homework and tests regularly throughout the semester and Final Exam (Weeks 5, 6, 16) 5. Solve application problems. Homework and tests regularly throughout the semester and Final Exam (Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 16) 6. Solve equations and systems of equations with a variety of methods and determine symmetry using their graphs. Homework and tests regularly throughout the semester and Final Exam (Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6,7,8, 16) 7. Solve inequalities graphically and algebraically and solve systems of inequalities. Homework and tests regularly throughout the semester and Final Exam (Weeks 1, 3, 5, 6, 16) 8. Identify and express conics in standard rectangular form and graph. Homework and tests regularly throughout the semester and Final Exam (Weeks 2, 3, 16) 9. Solve polynomials over the complex numbers system. Homework and tests regularly throughout the semester and Final Exam (Weeks 5, 6,16) 10. Write series in summation notation and find the sum of arithmetic and geometric series. Homework and tests regularly throughout the semester and Final Exam (Weeks 13, 15, 16)

93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F

Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal.

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation,

Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link

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