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The University of Maine    
 
    
 
  Oct 19, 2017
 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAT 111 - Algebra for College Mathematics


This course covers the basic topics in algebra needed to enter a mathematics course at the precalculus level. The covered topics include a brief review of the real number system (including absolute value, exponents, roots, and radicals), linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations, graphs, functions (primarily linear and other polynomial), factoring, rational and radical expressions. Optional topics include systems of equations, variation, exponential and logarithmic functions.

General Education Requirements: Note: This course does not satisfy the General Education in Mathematics Requirement.

Prerequisites: Adequate performance on Mathematics Placement Exam.

Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credits: 3