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MATH 120 Intermediate Algebra

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Course Description

This is the second course in a 2-part series covering elementary and intermediate algebra and is a continuation of MATH 110. Topics include a review of equations, absolute value, lines and graphs, functions, rational exponents, radical expressions and equations, quadratic equations and graphs, exponential functions, and logarithmic functions. Additional topics may include conic sections and systems of equations.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 80-90
  • Homework hours/semester: 160-180
Prerequisites: MATH 110 or MATH 112 (offered at CSM or Skyline) or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.
Corequisites: None