MTH 9 - Bundle 6-9 - Exponents, Factoring, Poly Equations, Rational Expressions and ... at Virginia Western Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2017-08-01

Includes performing operations on exponential expressions and polynomials, factoring polynomials, solving polynomial equations, simplifying rational algebraic expressions, solving rational algebraic equations, simplifying radical expressions, using rational exponents, solving radical equations, working with functions in different forms: ordered pair, graph, and equation form. Also introduces quadratic functions, their properties and their graphs. Emphasis should be on learning all the different factoring methods, and solving application problems using polynomial, rational and radical equations. Credit is not applicable toward graduation.
Lecture 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

To prepare students for successful entry into credit mathematics courses as well as other credit courses requiring basic math competencies as prerequisites.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: MTE 1-5 or qualifying placement score.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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