2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

MATH 116 Intermediate Algebra

(Contact Hours: 4) This course is intended for students who need to master the concepts often covered in a second-year high school algebra course. Topics include linear, quadratic, power, rational, radical, and exponential functions; linear equations and inequalities; quadradic equations; graphing linear, exponential, and quadratic functions; and solving systems of equations and inequalities. Special emphasis will be placed on applications and modeling. A graphing calculator is required for this course; a TI-83 or TI-84 is highly recommended. The graphing calculator will be used to investigate graphical and numerical approaches to equations and problem solving. PREREQUISITE: Writing and Reading -- minimum benchmarks will be enforced; and Math -- SAT: 25.5, ALEKS: 30, Accuplacer (Algebra): 40, NextGen Accuplacer (Quantitative Reasoning): 220, ACT: 20, COMPASS (Algebra): 34, or MATH 096 is REQUIRED.