Intermediate Algebra – MATH 110

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

Review of exponents, polynomials, factoring, roots and radicals, graphing, rational expressions, equations and inequalities, systems of linear equations and problem solving. This course may not be used to meet the General Education requirement.

Prerequisites

MATH 100 or Placement Score-Math with a score of 070 or (CLST 103 and Assessment - Mathematics with a score of 23)

Rationale

Intermediate Algebra is designed for students who have a weak background in Algebra II or for those who have completed Math 100 (Fundamentals of Mathematics) and need the intermediate level of algebra to prepare them to take higher level mathematics courses. A grade of A, B, or C is required to enroll in the next higher level math course.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

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

  1. State and apply definitions, postulates, and theorems related to various concepts listed in the course description.
  2. Apply the appropriate mathematical skills to problems and problem solving for the concepts listed in the course description.
  3. Use mathematics to solve problems in the sciences, business, and other fields of study.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings, video lessons, and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Discussion Board Forum (1)

Discussion boards are a collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student will participate in a Discussion Board Forum at the beginning of the course. The student will write a 100-word thread in response to the instructor’s prompt. In addition to the thread, the student will also write a 50-word reply to at least 1 other classmate’s thread.

Orientation Assignment: (1)

The Orienation Assignment is located within WebAssign to allow student to learn how the program works and how to read and enter answers. It also reviews some of the policies for this class but is of no real math content and thus only work 1 point.

Module Exercises (27)

The student will complete Module Exercises using the WebAssign software. The student must earn a score of 70% on these exercises before taking any quizzes that may be present in the same module/week.

Module Quizzes (5)

Module Quizzes will be administered through the WebAssign software. Each quiz has questions that will be based on the reading and exercises of the assigned module/week. There is no time limit for completion. The Module Exercises in each module/week must be completed first in order to unlock the quiz.

Test Reviews (3)

There is a  test review assignment before each test. The test review will only count as 1 point toward your final grade. Please note, the test will remain locked until at least 70% has been earned on that assignment.

Complete Test Review for the first, second, and third test by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Sunday of the assigned modules/weeks. Complete Test Review for the Final Exam by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Thursday of Module/Week 16

Tests (3)

Using WebAssign, the student will take 3 Tests throughout the course. Tests are based on the readings and Module Exercises. For each Test, the student must first take a Test Review and earn a score of at least 70%. The test will remain inaccessible until this minimum score is reached. All tests are cumulative. Test 2 will include some questions from Test 1 material, and Test 3 will include some questions from Test 1 and Test 2 material. All tests will have a time limit.

***You must submit all written work for the test questions. Tests submitted without the accompanying work will not be accepted. (each test work submission is worth 1 pt each)