Cuesta College San Luis Obispo County Community College District
  Mark D. Turner, Mathematics
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 MATH 123
 Elementary Algebra
 COURSE INFORMATION

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 instant-access 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 in-person 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.