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Fall Term 2017
Apr 11, 2021
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Support Course for Essentials of Algebra - CRN#:84784 MATH 0100 - 1H2 - 84784 - MATH 0100 - 1H2

Associated Term: Fall Term 2017
Levels: DSP Only

Macon Cove Campus
Lecture Schedule Type
Cmptr Based Interactive Media Instructional Method

Learning Objectives: Student Learning Objectives: Module 01 - Competency 1: 1. Students will demonstrate an ability to use the order of operations to simplify algebraic expressions. 2. Students will be able to compute absolute values. 3. Students will be able to add, multiply, and divide integers. 4. Students will be able to find reciprocals. 5. Students will be able to simplify radicals. 6. Students will be able to add fractions with unlike denominators. 7. Students will be able to plot real numbers on a number line. Module 02 - Competency 2: 1. Students will be able to use the distributive property and combine like terms. 2. Students will demonstrate the ability to simplify exponential expressions using the properties of exponents. 3. Students will be able to complete a table of values for an algebraic expression. 4. Students will be able to find the coefficient and degree of a polynomial. 5. Students will be able to add, subtract, and multiply polynomials. 6. Students will demonstrate the ability to factor out the greatest common factor (gcf) from a group of monomials. 7. Students will demonstrate the ability to use scientific notation to solve real-world problems. Module 03 - Competency 3: 1. Students will be able to solve linear equations in one variable. 2. Students will be able to solve a linear inequality in one variable and graph the solution set on the real number line. 3. Students will be able to solve a formula for a given variable. 4. Students will be able to solve application problems using geometric formulas. Module 04 - Competency 4: 1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of function notation by expressing functions using function notation and evaluating functions. 2. Students will be able to graph linear functions by plotting points and finding intercepts. 3. Students will be able to graph horizontal and vertical lines and find the slope of a line. 4. Students will be able to find the slope and y-intercept of a line from a linear equation. 5. Students will be able to find the equation of a line given the slope and a point on the line. 6. Student will be able to solve application problems involving the point-slope formula. 7. Students will be able to graph a linear inequality in two variables. Module 05 - Competency 5: 1. Students will be able to solve a system of linear equations by: graphing, substitution, and elimination. 2. Students will be able to graph systems of linear inequalities. 3. Students will be able to analyze line graphs. 4. Students will demonstrate the ability to use systems of linear equations in two variables to solve real-world problems.
Required Materials: REQUIRED MATERIALS: 1. TI-83 (plus) or TI-84 (plus) graphing utility 2. Earbuds for video lectures 3. Website: stcc-mlpui.openclass.com (stcc.mylabsplus.com) to access their course modules Important: Purchase of the textbook is not required because the software, MyLabsPlus, comes with the ebook and this software purchase was included in your tuition. Developmental Mathematics, 3e by Elayn Martin-Gay, copyright 2015 Students will log in to the website: stcc.mylabsplus.com to access their course modules. Instructors will give instructions on how to log in to this website.
Technical Requirements: If this course requires the use of a computer, these are general recommendations for accessing any of the services that Southwest offers on the Web (e.g. My.Southwest, etc.). minimum Pentium IV or higher processor (recommended) SVGA monitor, minimum resolution 800x600 (1024x768 strongly recommended) CD-ROM or DVD drive floppy drive, zip drive, or CD-RW drive Mouse or compatible pointing device at least 512 MB of RAM (recommended) (optional) printer The software listed below is recommended for any student accessing Southwest services through the internet. Your course may have specific software requirements. Windows 7, Vista, XP Mac OS X (up to 10.6) (OS 10.6 recommended) Linux with a Supported Browser Microsoft Edge+ IE 10 & 11: some issues+ Firefox (latest)+ Firefox ESR+ Chrome (latest)+ Current Anti-Virus protection Reliable Internet connection (broadband recommended but not required) My.Southwest: Submit a Student Technical Support Request. Please provide a full detailed explanation of the problem. PAWS: For course related questions, contact your instructor. For technical issues with the PAWS website, contact the College Helpdesk at (901) 333-4357.

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