
This is a beginning algebra course designed for students with an insufficient background for Math 98. Topics covered at the introductory level include real numbers; operations with integers and rational numbers; evaluating and simplifying algebraic expressions; solving linear and absolute value equations and inequalities; problem solving with percents, ratios, and proportions and geometric applications; functions; graphing linear equations and inequalities; finding slope and equations of lines; operations on polynomials; and work with negative exponents. 
