Math Learning Center (MLC) Math 114
MATH 114 College Algebra
Prerequisite: MATH 80 or MATH 80B or equivalent with a grade of “C” or higher or “Pass” or completion of the Math assessment/ placement process with a score eligible for MATH courses 100 level or higher.
Advanced Math Readiness Test.
This course is designed for students majoring in life or social sciences. The main topics to be covered include linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, polynomial, rational,
exponential, and logarithmic functions and their graphs, systems of linear equations, matrices, sequences and series, and the Binomial Theorem.
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.
Textbook: Algebra, with Graphing Technology 4th edition.
Author: Kamal Demian, Lora Carreon.
Material covered in the textbook:
Chapter 1 : Numbers, Linear Functions, Inequalities, and their Applications.
Chapter 2 : Analysis of Graphs of Functions.
Chapter 3 : Polynomial Functions.
Chapter 4 : Rational and Radical Functions.
Chapter 5 : Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.
Chapter 6 : Conic Sections.
Chapter 7 : Systems of Equations and Inequalities.
Chapter 8 : Sequences, Series, The Binomial Theorem, and Probabilities.
(Probabilities will not be covered in this class).