# SRJC Course Outlines

 11/29/2023 10:01:38 AM MATH 150A Course Outline as of Spring 2020 Inactive Course CATALOG INFORMATION Discipline and Nbr:  MATH 150A Title:  ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA 1 Full Title:  Elementary Algebra 1 Last Reviewed:4/8/2013

 Units Course Hours per Week Nbr of Weeks Course Hours Total Maximum 3.00 Lecture Scheduled 3.00 17.5 max. Lecture Scheduled 52.50 Minimum 3.00 Lab Scheduled 0 6 min. Lab Scheduled 0 Contact DHR 0 Contact DHR 0 Contact Total 3.00 Contact Total 52.50 Non-contact DHR 0 Non-contact DHR Total 0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00 Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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The first half of a beginning algebra course, including equations and inequalities in one variable, integer exponents, polynomials, and equations and inequalities in two variables.  The combination of MATH 150A and MATH 150B is equivalent to MATH 151.  Not open to those who have taken MATH 151 with a grade of "C" or better.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Completion of CSKLS 372 or higher (VE) or Course Completion of DRD 382

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The first half of a beginning algebra course, including equations and inequalities in one variable, integer exponents, polynomials, and equations and inequalities in two variables.  The combination of MATH 150A and MATH 150B is equivalent to MATH 151.  Not open to those who have taken MATH 151 with a grade of "C" or better.

Prerequisites:Completion of CSKLS 372 or higher (VE) or Course Completion of DRD 382
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

 Associate Degree: Effective: Inactive: Area: CSU GE: Transfer Area Effective: Inactive: IGETC: Transfer Area Effective: Inactive: CSU Transfer: Effective: Inactive: UC Transfer: Effective: Inactive: C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course

COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Solve advanced linear equations and inequalities in one variable and related applications.
2. Evaluate and solve formulas.
3. Graph linear equations and inequalities in two variables, including the slope-intercept method,
and find the equation of a line.
4. Define a polynomial and perform the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication,
division, and factoring of polynomials.
5. Apply the laws of exponents to algebraic expressions.

Topics and Scope
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I. Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable
A. Linear equations
B. Applications of linear equations
C. Linear inequalities
D. Formulas
II. Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables
A. Cartesian coordinate system
B. Graphing linear equations, including the slope-intercept method
C. Finding the equation of a line
D. Graphing linear inequalities
III. Integer Exponents and Laws of Exponents
IV. Polynomials
A. Definition
B. Operations
C. Factoring
1. Common factors
2. Trinomials
3. Difference of squares
4. Sum and difference of cubes
5. Grouping
A. Solution by factoring
B. Applications

Assignments:
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1. Weekly reading outside of class (0-50 pages)
2. Homework problem sets (5-30)
3. Exams (3-6) and quizzes (0-20)
4. Projects (for example, calculator explorations and activities) (0-1)