• Program: Math
  • Course: Intermediate Algebra
  • Course #: MATH1700
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes practical applications of advanced algebra topics: polynomials and factoring, quadratic equations, exponents and radicals, radicals equations and formulas, plus common and natural logarithms.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Use set notation and interval notation
Determine the union and intersection of sets
Evaluate functions
Differentiate between relations and functions
Solve absolute value equations and inequalities
Determine the inverse and composition of functions
Perform operations using complex numbers
Solve systems of equations
Graph linear and quadratic functions
Simplify complex fractions
Solve quadratic equations by factoring and the square root method
Use the quadratic formula to solve equations
Simplify rational exponents and expressions
Divide polynomials
Rearrange literal equations
Solve systems of equations using Cramer's Rule and determinants
Solve radical, exponential, and logarithmic equations
Solve linear programming problems

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on math assessment test OR Grade of `C` or better in MATH1500
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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