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# MATH 1400L - College Algebra Lab

This course is a support lab for students in Pre-Calculus algebra and covers fundamental topics such as factoring, fractional expressions and equations, quadratic functions, and radical functions.

Credits: 0

Prerequisites:
Algebra placement score 40-65 within the last year and a High School GPA of 3.0 or higher OR an ACT score in math of 21 or higher within the last 2 years and a High School GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Co-requisites:
Math 1400 Pre-Calculus Algebra

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of MATH 1400L College Algebra Lab, the student will:

1. Manipulate rational expressions and solve rational equations.

2. Manipulate expressions and solve equations which involve radicals and rational exponents, including complex number solutions.

3. Manipulate polynomial expressions by factoring, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing polynomials, including synthetic division.

4. Implement factoring methods including common factors, trinomial factoring, factoring by grouping, and/or use of the quadratic formula, each used singularly and in combination.

5. Solve linear equations and inequalities.

6. Graph linear equations and inequalities.

7. Solve quadratic equations by completing the square, factoring, zero-product rule, and quadratic formula.

8. Graph quadratic equations by completing the square, factoring, zero-product rule, and quadratic formula.