Catalog Course Description: A second course in
algebra. Topics covered include: graphing linear
equations, solving systems of linear equations in two variables and linear
inequalities, solving quadratic,
rational and radical equations , factoring, simplifying rational and radical
expressions and complex numbers ,
determining the equations of lines and solving application problems.
Pre -requisites: C or better in MATH 095 or equivalent or qualifying
ACCUPLACER, ACT/SAT test results.
Course Outcomes: at the completion of the course students should be able
1. Solve and evaluate:
• Linear equations in two variables
• Systems of linear equations
• Linear inequalities
2. Evaluate exponential expressions with integer exponents.
3. Translate between scientific notation and standard notation.
4. Apply factoring skills to polynomials .
5. Solve equations involving rational expressions and rational exponents and
6. Use rational expressions in application problems including ratios,
proportions , and variation.
7. Solve quadratic equations and inequalities using a variety of methods.
8. Use quadratic equations in application problems.
Students with Disabilities Statement: Qualified students with documented
disabilities have the right to
free accommodations to ensure equal access to educational opportunities at
Truckee Meadows Community
College. For assistance and clarification of services provided under the ADA,
contact the Disability Resource
Center, Red Mountain Building Rm. 315, (673-7286).
Student Conduct Policy: Truckee Meadows Community College encourages all
students to pursue
academic studies and other college sponsored activities that promote
intellectual growth and personal
development. Students are responsible for complying with Nevada System of Higher
Education (NSHE) and
college guidelines. TMCC has an obligation to maintain conditions under which
the work of the college can
go forward freely, in accordance with the highest standards of quality,
institutional integrity and freedom of
expression. These standards, procedures for reporting infractions, and processes
for addressing complaints
and allegations are available on the TMCC web site, college catalog (appendix L)
and the office of the
associate dean of students (RDMT 120, 673-7114).