Introduction to Algebra
The syllabus and assignment calendar for Introduction to Algebra can be found on the left sidebar.
Student Learning Outcomes:

Add, subtract, multiply, and divide polynomials.

Factor polynomials.

Simplify, multiply and divide rational expressions.

Simplify expressions using definitions and laws of integer exponents.

Sketch graphs of linear relations and determine a linear equation in two variables given pertinent information.

Solve linear equations and inequalities in one variable and compound inequalities in one variable.

Solve quadratic equations using the factoring method.

Solve systems of linear equations in two variables, including applications.

Use linear equations to solve applications.

Find the slope and x and y intercepts of a linear relation.
Articles

Week 1  Multiplying and Division of Real Numbers

Exponents and Order of Operations

Addition Property of Equality


Week 2  Multiplication of Equality

Solving Linear Equations

Formulas and Percent


Week 3  Introduction to Problem Solving

Solving Linear Inequalities


Week 4  Review, Assessment

Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables


Week 5  Graphing Linear Equations Using Intercepts

Slope

Slope Intercept Form of the Equation of a Line


Week 6  PointSlope Form of th Equation of a Line

Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing

Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution


Week 7  Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition

Problem Solving Using Systems of Equations


Week 8  Review, Assessment

Adding and Subtracting Polynomial


Week 9  Multiplying Polynomials

Special Products


Week 10  Polynomials in Several Variables

Dividing Polynomials

Long Division of Polynomials, Synthetic Division


Week 11  Review, Assessment

Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation


Week 12  Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping

Factor Trinomials Whose Leading Coefficient is 1


Week 13  Factor Trinomials Whose Leading Coefficient is Not 1

Factoring Special Forms


Week 14  General Factoring Strategy

Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring


Week 15  Review, Assessment

Week 16  Final Exam
For a better understanding of what we cover each week for an online course, here are the weekly assignment topics. Before each graded assessment, there are one or more quizzes and / or formative (ungraded) quizzes with immediate feedback.
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