**Course Description: ** This course will present the following
concepts: non-linear inequalities, matrices and determinants, polynomial and
rational functions, conic sections, theory of equations, sequences and series,
mathematical induction.

**Textbook: **Abed,
S., Farag, S., Lane, S., Wallace, T., Whitney, B. (2013). *Pre-Calculus
141 & 142*: 4^{th} Ed.

**Unit 1: College
Algebra**

· 1.1 Simplifying with Exponents

· 1.2 Radical Expressions and Equations

· 1.3 Quadratic Expressions and Equations

· 1.4 Simplifying Rational Expressions

· 1.8 Solving Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities

**Unit 2: Functions and
Graphs**

· 2.4 Applications of Functions

· 2.5 Reading Graphs of Functions

· 2.6 Transformations of Graphs

· 2.7 Transformations of Basic Functions

**Unit 3: Graphs of Key
Functions**

· 3.1 Graphs of Polynomial Functions

· 3.4 Graphs of Reciprocal Functions

· 3.5 Graphs of Rational Functions

**Unit 4: Exponents and
Logarithms**

· 4.1 Exponential Equations with a Common Base

· 4.2 Properties of Logarithms

· 4.3 Exponential Equations with Different Bases