## COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

This course includes the following topics: properties of

numbers , fundamental operations with algebraic

expressions; polynomials ; systems of equations ; ratio

and proportion ; factoring; functions; graphs; solutions of

linear inequalities ; and linear and quadratic equations.

## METHOD OF INSTRUCTION:

This course will be taught via the internet. The concepts

will be instructor led by students reading, watching, and/

or exploring using an internet-based math tutorial and a

textbook.

## GRADING SYSTEM:

## COURSE COMPETENCIES & OBJECTIVES:

Upon satis factory completion of this course, the student
will be able to:

I. Solve quadratic equations.

1. Review general factoring strategy.

II. Solve and perform basic operations with rational
expressions

1. Apply rules of rational expressions to reduce rational expressions.

2. Apply rules of rational expressions to multiply and divide rational
expressions.

3. Apply rule of rational expressions to add and subtract rational
expressions.

4. Solve equations containing rational expressions.

III. Graph linear equations.

1. Graph linear equations

2. Employ special forms of linear equations.

3. Evaluate an expression using functional notation.

IV. Solve systems of linear equations in two variables.

1. Graph the solution of a system of linear equations.

2. Solve systems of linear equations in two variables.

3. Solve word problems involving systems of linear equations.

V. Apply properties of rational exp onents and radicals

1. Apply rules of rational exponents to evaluate expressions.

2. Apply rules of radical notation to evaluate radical expressions

3. Apply the rules of rational exponents to evaluate expressions.

VI. Solve quadratic equations.

1. Solve quadratic equations by factoring.

2. Solve quadratic equations by extraction of roots.

3. Solve quadratic equations by completing the square .

4. Solve quadratic equations by the quadratic formula .

5. Classify the graphs of a parabola and calculate maximum or minimum.

6. Solve applications of quadratic equations.