Ma120 College Algebra 4 credits
This course extends the basic algebraic principles of solving and graphing linear equations, quadratic equations and inequalities. In addition, exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs will be introduced as well as the study of systems of equations and matrices. Students must have a good working knowledge of basic algebra before taking this course. Calculators are permitted but not required. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to take any upper-level mathematics course at Southern Vermont College.