Math 112 - College Algebra Concepts and Applications


  • To help students improve basic algebra skills by way of an integrated review of these skills as they are needed in the course.
  • To promote problem-solving and critical thinking skills through the application of algebraic concepts to common situations.
  • To enhance learning and understanding of algebraic concepts through the integrated use of graphing calculators.
  • To provide a sufficient algebra background for Math 113, Math 116, and Math 163/263.


PPL 40+ or MCLG 55+ or SAT I MSS 560+ or ACT MATH 22+.


The SPECIFIC Course Policy for your Math 112 section should be made available to you by your instructor.

General Math 112 Course Policies

List of Math 112 Topics


The following course materials are required for Math 112:

  • ALEKS Access (billed to your Bursar account and accessed in D2L under the "Content" tab)
  • Graphing Calculator -- Certain models of graphing calculators are allowed, while others are forbidden. Information can be found here.


Math 112 has a common final exam. To find the Final Exam date and time, go to, select the current semester, then scroll down and click on the link for the Common Final Exam Schedule. The room assigned to your section of Math 112 will be posted the week before finals here:


The first midterm exam will cover the first 5 sections:

  • Functions
  • Graphs of Functions
  • Linear Functions
  • Piecewise Linear Functions
  • Transformations of Functions

Study guide: Spring 2019 Math 112 Midterm 1 Study Aid

Information about Midterm 1: Spring 2019 Math 112 Midterm 1 Information

Study Strategies: Spring 2019 Math 112 Midterm 1 Study Strategies

Exam Rooms: Spring 2019 Math 112 Midterm 1 Rooms


The second midterm exam will cover 4 sections:

  • Combining Functions
  • Inverse Functions
  • Quadratic Functions
  • Polynomial Functions


The third midterm exam will cover 5 sections:

  • Rational Functions
  • Exponential Functions
  • Logarithmic Functions
  • Properties of Logarithms
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Applications


The final exam will cover all sections from the course.

Study Guides from Fall 2018 (may be updated for the current semester)

Fall 2018 Midterm 1 Study Guide

Fall 2018 Midterm 2 Study Guide

Fall 2018 Midterm 3 Study Guide

Fall 2018 Final Exam Study Guide