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Math 101: College Algebra

The Math 101: College Algebra course prepares you to take the College Algebra CLEP exam and earn real college credit. Watch college algebra video lessons and learn about linear equations, absolute value, systems of equations, inequalities, exponents and polynomials. These lessons are just a portion of Education Portal's online video lessons. 

About This Course

Math 101: College Algebra is designed to be used to prepare you to earn real college credit by passing the College Algebra CLEP Exam. This course covers topics that are included on the exam, including linear equations, functions, graphing, matrices and more. Use it to help you learn what you need to know about algebra topics so you can succeed on the exam.

The algebra instructors are experienced and knowledgeable educators who have put together comprehensive video lessons in categories ranging from absolute value problems to exponentials to the classification of numbers. Each category is broken down into smaller chapters that will cover topics more in-depth. These video lessons make learning fun and interesting. You get the aid of self-graded quizzes and practice tests to allow you to gauge how much you have learned.

CategoryObjectives
Foundations and Linear Equations Take a look at the different types of numbers, parts of a graph, linear equations, intercepts and standard form. Learn more about graphing an undefined slope, writing a linear equation and the system of equations.
Matrices and Absolute Value Learn about a determinant of a matrix and absolute value. Study how to evaluate absolute value expressions, solve an absolute value equation, graph an absolute value and do transformations.
Inequalities Discover what an inequality is, how to graph 1- and 2-variable inequalities, how to solve and graph an absolute value inequality and how to solve and graphing absolute value inequalities. Also take a look at set notation, compound inequalities and systems of inequalities.
Factoring with FOIL, Graphing Parabolas and Solving Quadratics Examine parabolas. Look at them standard, intercept and vertex form. Learn about multiplying binomials using FOIL and the area method, factoring quadratic equations, completing the square, solving quadratic equation by factoring and solving quadratics that are not in standard form.
Complex Numbers Study imaginary numbers and work with complex numbers. Learn how to add, subtract, multiply and divide complex numbers, along with how to graph complex numbers and how to solve quadratics with complex numbers as the solution.
Exponents and Polynomials Examine the five main exponent properties, how to define a zero and negative exponent, how to simplify expressions with exponents, how to graph cubics, quartics and quintics and how to add and subtract multiples and polynomials.
Rational Expressions Find out how to multiply, divide, add and subtract rational expressions.
Functions Learn about transformations, the domain and range of a function and inverse functions. Find out how to add, subtract, multiply and divide functions and how to compose functions.
Exponentials and Logarithms Study exponential functions and logarithms. Learn to evaluate logarithms and solve exponential equations and logarithmic equations.
Probability Mechanics Discover how to solve logarithmic equations, what is factorial and what is the binomial theorem.
Sequences and Series Learn about mathematical sequences and how to find and classify an arithmetic sequence, find and classify geometric sequences and calculate a geometric series. Also learn about summation notation and mathematical series.

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