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This course is part of Global Freshman Academy (GFA), which means you can earn transferable ASU credit toward your college degree.
In this college level Algebra course, you will learn to apply algebraic reasoning to solve problems effectively. You’ll develop skills in linear and quadratic functions, general polynomial functions, rational functions, and exponential and logarithmic functions. You will also study systems of linear equations. This course will emphasize problem-solving techniques, specifically by means of discussing concepts in each of these topics.
Content in this course will be adaptive, allowing you to achieve mastery in a certain concept before moving on to the next. Utilizing the ALEKS learning system, students in this personalized, self-paced course will be instructed on the topics they are most ready to learn while also providing individualized coaching as you move through each topic.
This is a 3-credit hour course at Arizona State University (MAT 117 College Algebra) and satisfies the Mathematical Studies (MA) general studies requirement. The cost to convert to credit is $600. This course may satisfy a general education requirement at other institutions; however, it is strongly encouraged that you consult with your institution of choice to determine how these credits will be applied to their degree requirements prior to transferring the credit.
- How to apply algebraic reasoning to solve a range of problems.
- How to identify functions, domains, ranges, intercepts and other critical algebraic concepts
- Skills required for success in future studies in calculus.
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Arizona State University
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Arizona State University
Arizona State University (ASU) is a public university located in Tempe, Arizona. Founded in 1885 as a teacher training college when the state was still a territory, the school became a university in 1958.
ASU is one of the largest public universities in the United States. At the start of the 2018 academic year, nearly 80,000 students were enrolled, including 66,000 undergraduates. In 2017, the number of international students was 10,268. One hundred and fifty nationalities are represented, including France, with Sciences Po Aix in particular.
The university is organised around five campuses and 17 colleges. It offers 350 undergraduate programmes and 400 postgraduate programmes.
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