Online Intermediate Algebra Overview
This course assumes a degree of proficiency with Beginning and Elementary Algebra. Each new topic is introduced with a brief review of the needed knowledge from earlier courses, but the review is intended only as a refresher.
The remainder of the course extends the topics of Elementary Algebra and begins a solid development of relations, functions, and their graphing.
Every objective is thoroughly explained and developed. Numerous examples illustrate concepts and procedures. Students are encouraged to work through partial examples. Each unit ends with an exercise specifically designed to evaluate the extent to which the objectives have been learned. The student is always informed of any skills that were not mastered.
- simplifying radical expressions and fractions
- rational number exponents
- equation solving
- inequalities and absolute values
- linear functions
- quadratic functions and relations (the conics)
- systems of equations
The instruction depends only upon reasonable reading skills and conscientious study habits. With those skills and attitudes, the student is assured a successful math learning experience.