Presents a
first course in algebra for the student without any algebraic background.
Topics include solving linear equations and inequalities, solving
quadratic equations by factoring, polynomial expressions, factoring,
graphing linear equations and inequalities in two variables, solving
systems of two linear equations and radical expressions and equations.

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The Daily Schedule
lists the sections of the text covered, homework assigned and handouts
given each day. This is the first place you should go if you missed
class.
Go to Links
for general internet resources pertaining to the class, such as publisher
web sites, interactive java applets, etc.
If the SMART Board was used in class, pdf copies of
the lecture can be found at Lectures.
The Homework
page lists the assignment for each day of class.
Any handouts from class, as well as some additional
study materials, are found at the Handouts
page.
Copies of previous exams and
answer keys to this semester's exams can be downloaded at Exams.
Go to Quizzes for copies of quizzes and answer keys from this
semester.
The Study
Guides page has information to help you prepare for each exam.




Prerequisite: 
Math 007 (Prealgebra) or the equivalent with
a grade of C or better. 
Textbook: 
Blitzer; Introductory and Intermediate Algebra
for College Students, Fourth Edition, Pearson. For the best
prices, an instantaccess package containing MyMathLab and eBook is
available online. 
Calculator: 
A scientific calculator is required.
Graphing calculators or cell phone calculators will NOT be allowed on exams or quizzes. 
Online
HW
Component: 
An online MyMathLab
account is
required.
Your text may have been bundled with an access
code; if so, no additional fee is necessary. If necessary,
you can purchase an access code online during the registration process.
For help with registering and logging in to MyMathLab, see the
Registration Help page. 
Optional
Supplements: 
Student Solutions Manual
Student Study Pack 
Outcomes: 
A list of student
learning outcomes for this course is available on the Math Division
web site. 
P/NP Option: 
Students may elect to take this course for
Pass/No Pass. Students may change to P/NP grading online using
myCuesta or inperson by completing the Petition for
P/NP Grading
form and submitting to any registration location. The deadline to
select P/NP grading is
September 12. 
