Dakota College at Bottineau Course Syllabus Course Prefix/Number/Title: Math 103 College Algebra, 4 credits Course Description: Relations and functions, equations and inequalities, complex numbers; polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions and systems of equations. Course Objectives: 1.Students will demonstrate an understanding of relations and functions. 2.Students will be able to work with equations and inequalities. 3.Students will be able to work with complex numbers. 4.Students will be able to work with rational and polynomial expressions. 5.Students will be successful in working with exponential and logarithmic functions. 6.Students will be able to solve systems of linear equations. 7.Students will create and use matrices to solve systems of equations. The student will be introduced to the topics above which require certain techniques for solutions. We will develop ideas and methods for applying these techniques leading to a solution or resolution of the question. During the course the student will be exposed to the use and application of the graphing calculator in the appropriate areas. Instructor: Scott Johnson Office: Nelson Science Center 110 Office Hours: MWF 1:00-2:00 Phone: (701)-228-5474 Email: scott.johnson@dakotacollege.edu

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