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**Mission Statement of the College-Level Developmental
Program for Mathematics**

This course is a beginning course in algebra designed for
the student with a minimal background

in mathematics. Topics include operations with real numbers; algebraic
techniques and

applications; an introduction to set theory; solution of linear and quadratic
equations and

inequalities; rules for exponents and polynomials, factoring operations and
applications; and

rational expressions and applications.

**Course Description**

This is a second course in algebra designed to prepare
students for General Educational

Mathematics Core Courses, which include Math 1314, Math 1324, and Math 1332.
Topics

include review of exponents, polynomials, and factoring, rational expressions,
synthetic division,

equations of lines, inequalities, and functions, joint and combined variations,
linear systems,

roots and radicals, quadratic equations, inequalities, and graphs, and
applications of these topics.