Corequisite Support for College Algebra: Concepts through Functions, 4th edition
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Table of contents
Study Skills for Mathematics
SS1 How Learning Math is Different
SS2 The Growth Mindset and Grit
SS3 Resources Available for Help
SS4 Time Management
SS5 How to Be An Effective Listener and How to Take Notes
SS6 How to Do Math Homework the Right Way
SS7 How to Read a Math Book
SS8 How to Study for a Math Exam
SS9 Overcoming Math and Test Anxiety
Elementary Algebra Review
R.1 Sets and Classifications of Numbers
 Use set notation
 Classify numbers
 Approximate decimals by rounding or truncating
 Plot points on the real number line
 Use inequalities to order real numbers
R.2 Properties of Real Numbers
 Compute the absolute value of a real number
 Add and subtract signed numbers
 Multiply and divide signed numbers
 State the associative and distributive properties
R.3 Perform Operations on Rational Numbers
 Write rational numbers written as fractions in lowest terms
 Multiply and divide rational numbers written as fractions
 Add or subtract rational numbers written as fractions
R.4 Order of Operations
 Evaluate real numbers with exponents
 Use the order of operations to evaluate expressions
R.5 Algebraic Expressions
 Translate English expressions into mathematical language
 Evaluate algebraic expressions
 Simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms
 Determine the domain of a variable
R.6 Square Roots
 Evaluate square roots of perfect squares
 Determine whether a square root is rational, irrational, or not a real number
 Find square roots of variable expressions
 Use the product rule to simplify square roots
R.7 Geometry Essentials
 Use the Pythagorean Theorem and Its Converse
 Know Geometry Formulas
 Understand Congruent Triangles and Similar Triangles
R.8 Laws of Exponents
 Simplify Exponential Expressions Using the Product Rule
 Simplify Exponential Expressions Using the Quotient Rule
 Evaluate Exponential Expressions with a Zero or Negative Exponent
 Simplify Exponential Expressions Using the Power Rule
 Simplify Exponential Expressions Containing Products or Quotients
 Simplify Exponential Expressions Using the Laws of Exponents
R.9 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
 Define monomial and determine the coefficient and degree of a monomial
 Define polynomial and determine the degree of a polynomial
 Simplify polynomials by combining like terms
R.10 Multiplying Polynomials
 Multiply a monomial by a polynomial
 Multiply two binomials
 Multiply two polynomials
 Multiply special products
Preparing for Chapter F
F.P1 Linear Equations in One Variable
 Determine whether a number is a solution to an equation
 Solve linear equations
 Determine whether an equation is a conditional equation, an identity, or a contradiction
 Solve for a variable in a formula
F.P2 Greatest Common Factor; Factoring by Grouping
 Factor out the greatest common factor
 Factor by grouping
F.P3 More Factoring
 Factor trinomials of the form x^{2} + bx + c
 Factor perfect square trinomials
 Factor the difference of two squares
F.P4 Polynomial Equations
 Solve polynomial equations using the zeroproduct property
 Solve quadratic equations using the square root property
F.P5 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
 Complete the square in one variable
 Solve quadratic equations by completing the square
Chapter F. Foundations: A Prelude to Functions
F.1 The Distance and Midpoint Formulas
 Use the distance formula
 Use the midpoint formula
F.2 Graphs of Equations in Two Variables; Intercepts; Symmetry
 Graph equations by plotting points
 Find intercepts from a graph
 Find intercepts from an equation
 Test an equation for symmetry
 Know how to graph key equations
F.3 Lines
F.4 Circles
Preparing for Chapter 1
1.P1 Linear Inequalities in One Variable
 Represent inequalities using the real number line and interval notation
 Understand the properties of inequalities
 Solve linear inequalities
 Solve problems involving linear inequalities
1.P2 nth Roots
 Evaluate nth roots
 Simplify expressions of the form
1.P3 An Introduction to Problem Solving
 Translate English sentences into mathematical statements
 Model and solve direct translation problems
 Model and solve mixture problems (optional)
 Model and solve uniform motion problems
 Use geometry formulas to solve problems
Chapter 1. Functions and Their Graphs
1.1 Functions
1.2 The Graph of a Function
1.3 Properties of Functions
1.4 Library of Functions; Piecewisedefined Functions
1.5 Graphing Techniques: Transformations
1.6 Mathematical Models: Building Functions
1.7 Building Mathematical Models Using Variation
Preparing for Chapter 2
2.P1 Factoring Trinomials Where the Leading Coefficient is Not One
Factor trinomials for the form ax^{2} + bx + c, a ≠ 1
2.P2 The Complex Number System
 Evaluate the square root of negative real numbers
 Add or subtract complex numbers
 Multiply complex numbers
 Divide complex numbers
 Evaluate the powers of i
Solve quadratic equations using the Square Root Property
2.P3 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Quadratic Formula
 Solve quadratic equations using the quadratic formula
 Use the discriminant to determine the nature of solutions of a quadratic equation
2.P4 Solving Equations Quadratic in Form
 Solve equations that are quadratic in form
2.P5 Compound Inequalities
 Determine the intersection or union of two sets
 Solve compound inequalities involving “and”
 Solve compound inequalities involving “or”
 Solve problems using compound inequalities
Chapter 2. Linear and Quadratic Functions
2.1 Properties of Linear Functions and Linear Models
2.2 Building Linear Models from Data
2.3 Quadratic Functions and Their Zeros
2.4 Properties of Quadratic Functions
2.5 Inequalities Involving Quadratic Functions
2.6 Building Quadratic Models from Verbal Descriptions and from Data
2.7 Complex Zeros of a Quadratic Function
2.8 Equations and Inequalities Involving the Absolute Value Function
Preparing for Chapter 3
3.P1 Factoring
 Factoring trinomials using substitution
 Factoring the sum and difference of two cubes
3.P2 Dividing Polynomials; Synthetic Division
 Divide a polynomial by a monomial
 Divide polynomials using long division
 Divide polynomials using synthetic division
3.P3 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
 Determine the domain of a rational expression
 Simplify rational expressions
 Multiply rational expressions
 Divide rational expressions
3.P4 Adding and subtracting rational expressions
 Add or subtract rational expressions with a common denominator
 Find the least common denominator of two or more rational expressions
 Add or subtract rational expressions with different denominators
3.P5 Complex Rational Expressions
 Simplify a complex rational expression by simplifying the numerator and denominator separately (Method I)
 Simplify a complex rational expression using the least common denominator (Method II)
3.P6 Rational Equations
 Solve equations containing rational expressions
 Solve equations involving rational functions
Chapter 3. Polynomial and Rational Functions
3.1 Polynomial Functions and Models
3.2 The Real Zeros of a Polynomial Function
3.3 Complex Zeros; Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
3.4 Properties of Rational Functions
3.5 The Graph of a Rational Function
3.6 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
Preparing for Chapter 4
4.P1 Rational Exponents
 Evaluate expressions of the form a^{1/n}
 Evaluate expressions of the form a^{m/n}
4.P2 Simplifying Expressions Using the Laws of Exponents
 Simplify expressions involving rational exponents
 Simplify radical expressions
 Factor expressions containing rational exponents
4.P3 Simplifying Radical Expressions Using Properties of Radicals
 Use the product property to multiply radical expressions
 Use the product property to simplify radical expressions
 Use the quotient property to simplify radical expressions
4.P4 Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Radical Expressions
 Add or subtract radical expressions
 Multiply radical expressions
4.P5 Rationalizing Radical Expressions
 Rationalize a denominator containing one term
 Rationalize a denominator containing two terms
Chapter 4. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
4.1 Composite Functions
4.2 OnetoOne Functions; Inverse Functions
4.3 Exponential Functions
4.4 Logarithmic Functions
4.5 Properties of Logarithms
4.6 Logarithmic and Exponential Equations
4.7 Compound Interest
4.8 Exponential Growth and Decay; Newton’s Law; Logistic Growth and Decay
4.9 Building Exponential, Logarithmic, and Logistic Functions from Data
Chapter 5. Conics
5.1 Conics
5.2 The Parabola
5.3 The Ellipse
5.4 The Hyperbola
Chapter 6. Systems of Equations and Inequalities
6.1 Systems of Linear Equations: Substitution and Elimination
6.2 Systems of Linear Equations: Matrices
6.3 Systems of Linear Equations: Determinants
6.4 Matrix Algebra
6.5 Partial Fraction Decomposition
6.6 Systems of Nonlinear Equations
6.7 Systems of Inequalities
6.8 Linear Programming
Chapter 7. Sequences; Induction; the Binomial Theorem
7.1 Sequences
7.2 Arithmetic Sequences
7.3 Geometric Sequences; Geometric Series
7.4 Mathematical Induction
7.5 The Binomial Theorem
Chapter 8. Counting and Probability
8.1 Counting
8.2 Permutations and Combinations
8.3 Probability
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