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# Course ePortfolio

## College Algebra

This collection contains the California Open Educational Resources Council (CA OER) list of peer-reviewed textbooks for College Algebra for STEM (common course-id MATH 151), one of the top 50 college courses identified for inclusion in the California Open Online Library for Education (COOLforEd).

CID Number: MATH 151

#### General Course Description: MATH 151

College level course in algebra for majors in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics: polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, absolute value, and logarithmic functions; systems of equations; theory of polynomial equations; analytic geometry

Minimum units: 4.0

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### Prerequisites

Prerequisites: Intermediate Algebra

Corequisites: None

### Pedagogical Approach & Learning Outcomes

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#### Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

• Analyze and investigate properties of functions;
• Synthesize results from the graphs and/or equations of functions;
• Apply transformations to the graphs of functions;
• Recognize the relationship between functions and their inverses graphically and algebraically;
• Solve and apply rational, linear, polynomial, radical, absolute value, exponential, and logarithmic equations and solve linear, nonlinear, and absolute value inequalities;
• Solve systems of equations and inequalities;
• Apply techniques for finding zeros of polynomials and roots of equations;
• Apply functions and other algebraic techniques to model real world STEM applications;
• Analyze conics algebraically and graphically; and
• Use formulas to find sums of finite and infinite series.

### Assessment & Other Information

#### Assessment

• Tests,
• examinations,
• homework or projects where students demonstrate their mastery of the learning objectives and their ability to devise, organize and present complete solutions to problems.

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### Course Resources

• College Algebra (Open (Access) Textbook)
College Algebra is an introductory text for a college algebra survey course. The material is presented at a level... More