# College Algebra

**Outline and Outcome Competencies:**

Be able to discuss and solve problems in the following areas:

**Rational Expressions and Equations (Ch. 6)**

Domains of Rational Functions

Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions

Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions

Complex Fractions

Solving Rational Equations

Applications of Rational Equations

Variation

**Roots, Radicals, and Complex Numbers (Ch. 7)**

Roots and Radicals

Rational Exponents

Simplifying Radicals

Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radicals

Dividing Radicals

Solving Radical Equations

Complex Numbers

**Quadratic Functions (Ch. 8)**

Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square

Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula

Applications of Quadratic Equations

Graphing Quadratic Equations

**Exponential and Logarithmic Functions (Ch. 9)**

Composite and Inverse Functions

Exponential Functions

Logarithmic Functions

Properties of Logarithms

Common Logarithms

Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

Natural Exponential and Natural Logarithmic Functions

**Conic Sections (Ch. 10)**

The Parabola and the Circle

The Ellipse

The Hyperbola

**Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem (Ch. 11)**

Sequences and Series

Arithmetic Sequences and Series

Geometric Sequences and Series

The Binomial Theorem

**Course Schedule (All times are for the Central Time
Zone, so plan accordingly)**

**Week 1: August 18 – August 24**

Videos and Notes for Ch. 5 and Sections 6.1 – 6.2

Homework Exercises Ch. 5 and Sections 6.1 – 6.2

Weekly Quiz covering Ch. 5 and Sections 6.1 – 6.2

**Due by Sunday at 11:59 p.m., August 24**

**Week 2: August 25 – August 31**

Videos and Notes for Sections 6.3 – 6.5

Homework Exercises 6.3 – 6.5

Weekly Quiz covering 6.3 – 6.5

**Due by Sunday at 11:59 p.m., August 31**

**Week 3: September 2 – September 7**

Videos and Notes for Sections 6.6 – 7.2

Homework Exercises 6.6 – 7.2

Weekly Quiz covering 6.6 – 7.2

**Due by Sunday at 11:59 p.m., September 7**

**Week 4: September 8 – September 14**

Videos and Notes for Sections 7.3 – 7.5

Homework Exercises 7.3 – 7.5

Weekly Quiz covering 7.3 – 7.5

**Due by Sunday at 11:59 p.m., September 14**

**Week 5: September 15 – September 21**

Videos and Notes for Sections 7.6 – 8.1

Homework Exercises 7.6 – 8.1

Weekly Quiz covering 7.6 – 8.1

**Due by Sunday at 11:59 p.m., September 21**

**Week 6: September 22 – September 28**

Videos and Notes for Sections 8.2 – 8.3, 8.5

Homework Exercises 8.2 – 8.3, 8.5

Weekly Quiz covering 8.2 – 8.3, 8.5

**Due by Sunday at 11:59 p.m., September 28**

**Midterm Exam: Paper and Pencil exam at your campus
(Covers Chapters 6 – 8)
This needs to be completed by the end of October 5.**

**Week 7: September 29 – October 5**

Videos and Notes for Sections 9.1 – 9.3

Homework Exercises 9.1 – 9.3

Weekly Quiz covering 9.1 – 9.3

**Due by Sunday at 11:59 p.m., October 5**

**Week 8: October 6 – October 12**

Videos and Notes for Sections 9.4, 9.5/9.7, 9.6

Homework Exercises 9.4, 9.5/9.7, 9.6

Weekly Quiz covering 9.4, 9.5/9.7, 9.6

**Due by Sunday at 11:59 p.m., October 12**

**Week 9: October 13 – October 19**

Videos and Notes for Sections 10.1 – 10.3

Homework Exercises 10.1 – 10.3

Weekly Quiz covering 10.1 – 10.3

**Due by Sunday at 11:59 p.m., October 19**

**Week 10: October 20 – October 26**

Videos and Notes for Sections 11.1 – 11.4

Homework Exercises 11.1 – 11.4

Weekly Quiz covering 11.1 – 11.4

**Due by Sunday at 11:59 p.m., October 26**

**Week 11
**Review for Final

No assignments

**Final Exam: Paper and Pencil exam at your campus
(Covers Chapters 9 – 11)
This needs to be completed by Saturday, November 1.**

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