2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 18, 2024  
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PREP 082 - Essentials of Intermediate Algebra 2

1 Credits
This course is the third credit of a five-credit sequence of courses that comprises Essentials of Intermediate Algebra. Introduction to the concepts of linear, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Operations on polynomials, solutions to linear and polynomial equations, and rules of exponents. Registration permitted first seven weeks (six weeks in summer) as space is available. MATH 081/082/083/084 must all be completed with a 2.0 within a 12-month period.
Prerequisite MATH 081 or PREP 081 with a minimum grade of 2.0 OR concurrent enrollment in MATH 081/PREP 081.
Dual Listed as MATH 082

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply rules of exponents to simplify expressions involving integer exponents, and simplify basic radical expressions.
  2. Simplify expressions and solve linear equations  and formulas, including applications involving ratios, percentages, and proportions.
  3. Solve quadratic equations using basic factoring techniques and the quadratic formula, and find approximate solutions to polynomial equations using technology.
  4. Demonstrate solutions to problems and interpret results.

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