# College Algebra Concepts and Applications (Math 112)

## COURSE OBJECTIVES:

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.

## PREREQUISITES

PPL 40+ or MCLG 55+ or SAT I MSS 560+ or ACT MATH 24+.

Test scores expire after 1 year. Some students may need to take Math 100 first.

## SECTIONS AND INSTRUCTORS

Section information and links to instructor class webpages are found here.

## COURSE POLICIES

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

General Math 112 Course Policies

## COURSE MATERIALS

The following course materials are required for Math 112:

ALEKS Access (billed to your Bursar account and accessed through D2L)

Graphing Calculator -- Certain models of graphing calculators are allowed, while others are forbidden. Information can be found here.

## EXAM INFORMATION

## Exam 1

The first exam will take place in class during the week of September 14th. It will cover the first 3 sections:

Functions

Graphs of Functions

Linear Functions

## Exam 2

The second exam will take place in class during the week of September 28th. The second exam will cover 2 sections:

Piecewise Linear Functions

Transformations of Functions

Exam 2 Study Guide

## Exam 3

The third exam will take place in class during the week of October 12th. The third exam will cover 2 sections:

Combining Functions

Inverse Functions

Exam 3 Study Guide

## Exam 4

The fourth exam will take place in class during the week of November 2nd. The fourth exam will cover 3 sections:

Quadratic Functions

Polynomial Functions

Rational Functions

Exam 4 Study Guide

## Exam 5

The fifth exam will take place in class during the week of November 16th. The fifth exam will cover 3 sections:

Exponential Functions

Logarithmic Functions

Properties of Logarithms

Exam 5 Study Guide

## Common Final Exam

**A common comprehensive final exam will be given for all sections of Math 1****12 ****on ****Mon****day, December 1****4****th from ****8:0****0****a****m - ****10:0****0****a****m. **

The final exam will cover all sections from the course.

Information for Students

Final Exam Study Guide