MA 095 Intermediate Algebra 3 Cr.
A comprehensive review of the fundamentals of algebraic skills and concepts, this course provides a strong foundation for subsequent mathematics-based courses. Topics include introduction to functions, polynomials, factoring, inequalities, systems of linear equations with two variables, integer exponents, and linear, quadratic, radical, and rational equations. Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in MA 005 or equivalent as determined by departmental placement testing. This course will not meet any degree requirements and cannot be used as an elective. 3 lecture hours.