Introductory Algebra

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A Course in Introductory Algebra

This course is intended for adult learners returning to college or university studies. Some common classes covering roughly these topics are the College Algebra class sequence at University of Phoenix and Axia College, and the Basic Algebra class sequence at Devry. You might not have used academic algebra for many years, but don't worry! Introductory algebra can be both fun and useful!

Lesson Sequence

If you are ready, start here!

Lesson Name Estimated Time
Equations_and_Expressions 2 hours
Introducing_Functions 2 hours
Solving_Linear_Equations 2 hours
Graphing Lines 2 hours
Intersection of Lines 2 hours
Square roots 2 hours
Solving Quadratic Equations 2 hours
Graphing Quadratic Equations 2 hours
Solving Exponential Equations 2 hours
Solving Logarithmic Equations 2 hours
Course Check What You Know 2 hours
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Related Courses

The following courses cover related material but focus on specific exams:


Learning mathematics takes time, energy and a few basic skills. Take the Introductory Algebra Readiness Check to see if you are ready! To succeed in this course, you need

  • Arithmetic (including fractions) mastery,
  • Mathematics Study Skills mastery,
  • Spending time on this class daily.
Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  1. Solve and graph linear, quadratic, exponential and logarithmic equations.
  2. Interpret function notation.
  3. Formulate and solve real world problems involving linear, quadratic, exponential and logarithmic equations.

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