2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    May 21, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 125 - College Algebra

4 CR
Topics included are polynomials, fundamental theorem of algebra, relations and functions including rational functions, logarithmic functions, exponential functions, inverse functions including graphing, and applications of each relation and function.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® quantitative reason score of at least 250, or Next Gen ACCUPLACER® adv alg & functions score of at least 237, or 1 course from MATH 105 , MATH 111 , MATH 112 , MATH 125, MATH 132 , MATH 140 , MATH 141 , MATH 142 , MATH 241 , or MATH 242  with at least a grade of C. 
General Education Requirement: Critical Thinking - General Education Core
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Mathematics
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Simplify complex rational expressions and equations that include various forms of factoring.
  2. Know multiple ways to solve and express equations in the quadratic form.
  3. Understand the purpose and execute applications of logarithms and exponential functions.
  4. Identify the fundamentals of sequences and series.
  5. Derive conic shapes from the basic circle equation.
  6. Define basic transformations of general functions.
  7. Apply the basics of matrix arithmetic.