# SRJC Course Outlines

 9/7/2024 6:37:26 AM MATH 150B Course Outline as of Spring 2020 Inactive Course CATALOG INFORMATION Discipline and Nbr:  MATH 150B Title:  ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA 2 Full Title:  Elementary Algebra 2 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
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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The second half of a beginning algebra course, including systems of equations, rational expressions, radicals and rational exponents, quadratic equations, and the graphs of parabolas.  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:
Course Completion of MATH 150A

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The second half of a beginning algebra course, including systems of equations, rational expressions, radicals and rational exponents, quadratic equations, and the graphs of parabolas.  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.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of MATH 150A
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: Not Certificate/Major Applicable

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 systems of equations and inequalities in two variables and related applications.
2. Perform operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division on radical expressions
and simplify.
3. Solve radical equations and related applications.
4. Manipulate expressions involving rational exponents.
5. Perform operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division on rational
expressions, and simplify rational expressions and complex fractions.
6. Solve rational equations and related applications.
7. Solve quadratic equations by completing the square and the quadratic formula.

Topics and Scope
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I. Linear equations and inequations in two variables
A. Systems of equations in two variables
1. Solving by graphing
2. Solving by elimination
3. Solving by substitution
4. Applications
B. Systems of inequalities
II. Rational expressions
A. Simplification
B. Operations
C. Complex fractions
D. Rational equations
E. Applications
III. Radicals
A. Square roots
B. Simplification
C. Sums and products of radicals
D. Rationalizing denominators of square roots
E. Higher-index radicals
F. Pythagorean Theorem
G. Radical equations
H. Rational exponents
I. Applications
IV. Quadratic equations
A. Completing the square
B. Quadratic formula
C. Applications
V. Introduction to Function Notation
VI. Graphing parabolic functions
A. Intercepts
B. Vertex

Assignments:
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1. Weekly reading outside of class (0-50 pages)
2. Problem set assignments (10-30)
3. Midterms (2-5) and a final exam; quizzes (0-15)
4. Projects (for example, calculator explorations and activities) (0-2)

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
 Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing. Writing0 - 0% None This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments are more appropriate for this course. Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills. Problem Solving5 - 20% Problem set assignments Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams. Skill Demonstrations0 - 0% None Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams. Exams70 - 95% Exams: multiple choice, free response exams; quizzes Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories. Other Category0 - 10% Projects

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Beginning Algebra. 7th ed. Martin-Gay, Elayn. Prentice-Hall. 2016

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