Learning Outcomes

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The content, assignments, and assessments for Intermediate Algebra are aligned to the following learning outcomes. A full list of course learning outcomes can be viewed here: Intermediate Algebra Learning Outcomes.

Module 0: Review

  • Use the Order of Operations
  • Arithmetic With Fractions

Module 1: Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions

  • Classify and Define Properties of Real Numbers
  • Solve Multi-Step Linear Equations
  • Problem Solving

Module 2: Linear Inequalities

  • Solve Single- and Multi-Step Inequalities
  • Solve Compound Inequalities

Module 3: Graph Linear Equations and Inequalities

  • Graph Linear Equations in Two Variables
  • Graph Linear Inequalities

Module 4: Functions and Function Notation

  • Functions and Their Notation
  • Graphs of Functions
  • Domain and Range

Module 5: Linear Functions

  • Characteristics of Linear Functions and Their Graphs
  • Equations of Linear Functions
  • Piecewise-Defined Linear Functions

Module 6: Linear Systems

  • Solve Systems in Two Variables
  • Systems of Equations in Three Variables
  • Systems of Linear Inequalities

Module 7: Exponents

  • Apply Exponent Rules
  • Scientific Notation

Module 8: Polynomials and Polynomial Functions

  • Algebraic Operations on Polynomials
  • Polynomial Functions

Module 9: Factoring

  • Factor Trinomials
  • Special Cases
  • Polynomial Equations

Module 10: Rational Expressions and Equations

  • Operations With Rational Expressions
  • Rational Equations and Their Applications

Module 11: Roots and Rational Exponents

  • Simplify Roots and Rational Exponents
  • Algebraic Operations with Radical Expressions
  • Equations with Radicals

Module 12: Quadratic Equations and Complex Numbers

  • Quadratic Equations
  • Complex Numbers
  • Quadratic Equations with Complex Solutions

Module 13: Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions

  • Exponential Functions
  • Logarithmic Functions

Module 14: Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

  • Logarithmic Properties
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Equations