## MATH 830

ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA

## INSTRUCTOR INFORMATION:

Professor Shannon Gracey

*Phone:* (619) 421-6700 ext.
5517

*e—mail:* sgracey@miracosta.edu

*web page:* http://www.swccd.edu/~sgracey

*Office Hours*

### By appointment only

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**STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:****
**

### Upon successful completion of Math 830, the student
should be able to:

(1) Students will be able to make use of factoring
techniques to perform algebraic computations with rational algebraic expressions,
simplifying results.

(2) Students will be able to translate applied problems involving geometry into
computational problems involving a variable and solve.

(3) Students will be able to verify solutions to applied problems.

**COURSE DESCRIPTION AND SCOPE:**

Designed to prepare students for Intermediate Algebra.
Elementary Algebra

teaches simplifying algebraic expressions involving polynomials and rational
terms; factoring; solving linear equations; solving quadratic equations using
factoring; analyzing graphs of linear equations; and solving applied problems.
This course will also include an introduction to algebraic operations with rational
expressions.

**PREREQUISITE:**

The prerequisite for Math 830 is completion of Math
820 with a grade of “C” or better, or a qualifying score on the
Math Competency Exam (MCE).

### ANNOTATED LECTURE PDF FILES

## HOMEWORK:

CH.1-2.3
(IN ORDER)/CH. 1-2.3
(SCRAMBLED)

CH.
2.4-2.7, 3.1-3.5 (IN ORDER)

CH.
2.4-2.7, 4.1-4.5 (IN ORDER)

## SOLUTIONS:

EXAM 1/VERSION
A

EXAM
1/VERSION B

EXAM 2/VERSION
1

EXAM
2/VERSION 2

EXAM 3

EXAM 5

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## HANDOUTS:

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SUMMER 2011 SCHEDULE

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