This course covers the fundamentals of algebra with a focus on Management and the Life Sciences. The topics include: foundations of algebra, solving equations, exponents, working with algebraic expressions, working with algebraic fractions, proportionality, rates of change, lines in the plane, completing squares, the quadratic formula, systems of linear equations, inequalities, graphs, exponentials, logarithms, inverses, compositions, transformations of functions and right angle trigonometry.
Prerequisite: placement exam. Note: Course required only for specific Majors in place of MA 914. Credit for this course may not be used to satisfy the minimum credit requirement for graduation. Corequisite: EX 1