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Course Syllabus for Basic Algebra II
Course Description: This course provides a solid
foundation in algebra for the purpose of preparing
students for credit mathematics courses . It covers equations, inequalities, polynomials, graphing,
rational expressions , radicals with real applications integrated throughout.
Prerequisite: CPT (College Placement test) score between 45-71 or successful completion of MAT0012
Co-requisite: SLS 1501 if not completed with MAT0012
Transferability: Not transferrable
Three Attempt Rule : Students may enroll in MAT 0012 a maximum of three times. Students in
their third attempt will be charged full instructional costs due to Florida legislation.
Course Learning Outcomes: As a result of taking this course, the student will be able to
1. Solve linear equations with applications.
2. Graph linear equations by plotting points.
3. Perform ordinary operations with expressions containing integer exponents.
4. Factor a polynomial expression.
5. Solve a quadratic equation with applications.
6. Multiply, divide, and simplify rational expressions.
7. Simplify and perform ordinary operations with radical expressions.
8. Manipulate formulas using ordinary operations.
Class Schedule: See attached schedule on the last
Textbook(s) Information: Introductory Algebra, Custom Edition for Palm Beach Community College,
Edition 2, by Elayn Martin-Gay, Copyright © 2007, Published by Pearson Custom Publishing (2007), ISBN:
0-536-81767-7, or Prealgebra and Introductory Algebra, Custom Edition for Palm Beach Community
College, by Elayn Martin-Gay, Edit
Palm Beach Community College
Course Syllabus – Classroom Courses
Schedule (Test and Quiz dates are tentative and may be changed by the instructor.
|1||01/06||Syllabus, Ch.1.3||Class requirements; Order of Operations|
Quiz #1a (Ch.1)
|Solving Linear Equations
|4||01/20||2.5,2.6||Formulas and Percent|
Quiz #1b (2.1-2.7)
|6||01/27||Test#1||1.3-1.6, 1.8, 2.1-2.7|
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
|10||02/10||3.5-3.7||Multiplying and Dividing Polynomials|
|16||03/03||Test#3 (Part I)||4.1-4.4|
|17||03/15||4.5, Review||Factoring Binomials . Review Factoring|
|18||03/17||Test#3 (Part II)||4.4-4.5|
|19||03/22||4.6||Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring|
|Simplifying Rational Expressions|
|Adding Rational Expressions
|22||03/31||Review||4.6, 5.1, 5.2|
|23||04/05||Test#4||4.6, 5.1, 5.2|
|Adding and Subtracting Radicals
|26||04/14||8.4||Multiplying and Dividing Radicals|
|28||04/21||6.1−6.3||Graphing Linear Equations|