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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMaine 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. Note: This course does not satisfy the General Education in Quantitative Literacy Requirement.

Prerequisites: Adequate performance on Mathematics Placement Exam.

Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credits: 3