Introductory Algebra I
|Contributor||Portland Community College|
|Course||MTH 60, Introductory Algebra - First Term. Introduces algebraic concepts and processes with a focus on linear equations and inequalities in one and two variables. Emphasizes applications, graphs, formulas, and proper mathematical notation throughout the course.|
|Textbook||ORCCA (Open Resources for Community College Algebra) by Cary, Jordan, and Yao|
|Prerequisites||Intended for students who have passed the Basic Math (Arithmetic) course|
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Upon completion of the course students should be able to:
- Simplify and evaluate algebraic expressions.
- Represent a quantity with an algebraic expression for a given situation.
- Use a variable to represent an unknown in a linear problem, create a linear equation or inequality that represents the situation, and find the solution to the problem using algebra.
- Distinguish linear and non-linear relationships between quantities represented by two variables when given a graph, table, verbal description or algebraic formula.
- Identify and interpret the rate of change in linear data, construct a model and use the model to make predictions.
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- Translating Words Into Algebra
- Evaluating Expressions
- Mixed Numbers Equivalent Fractions
- Add Subtract Fractions
- Multiply Divide Fractions
- Number Sets
- Absolute Value
- Simplify Expressions
- Integer Operations
- Exponent Basics
- Exponent Rules
- Order Of Operations
- Solve One Step Equations
- Solve Two Step Equations
- Solve Multi Step Equations
- Special Solutions
- Solve Equations With Fractions
- Solve For Variable
- Basic Word Problems
- Sum And Part Word Problems
- Rate And Start Value Word Problems
- Basic Percentage Word Problems
- Percent Of Increase Decrease
- Perimeter And Area
- Solve Proportions
- Proportion Word Problems
- Solve Inequalities
- Special Case Inequalities
- Inequality Applications
- Coordinate System
- Graph Lines By Table
- Slope Intercept Equations
- Standard Form Equations
- Graphing Line Summary
- Find Equation By Graph
- Find Equation By Point Slope
- Find Equation By Two Points
- Linear Equation Applications
- Parallel Perpendicular Lines
- Graph Two Variable Inequalities
- Functions Intro
- Distance Word Problems
- Account Interest Word Problems
- Mixture Word Problems
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