Math Skills Center

Math 072: Intermediate Algebra


Our three-credit course covers mid-level algebraic functions. It is a prerequisite for MATH 106, MATH 112, MATH 115, or MATH 201.

We emphasize problem-solving, writing to explain methods and solutions and collaborative learning. Class time is spent on the content topics listed below.

Your instructor will post a calendar, syllabus and course assignments on their D2L Brightspace. Tutoring is available for enrolled students in the Math Skills Center, CH 224.

Required course materials

  • MyMathLab subscription.
  • One of the following scientific calculators: Texas Instruments 30X IIS, Texas Instruments 30XA or Casio Fx-260. No other calculators (including graphing calculators) are allowed.
  • To view and print course materials you will need to install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer if you do not already have it.

Unit 1

Review chapter: Basic algebra

Chapter 1: Solving linear equations and inequalities

Chapter 2: Graphs, functions, and applications

Unit 2

Chapter 3: Systems of equations

Chapter 4: Polynomials and polynomial functions

Unit 3

Chapter 5: Rational expressions, equations, functions

Chapter 6: Radical expressions, equations, functions

Unit 4

Chapter 7: Quadratic equations and functions

Chapter 8: Exponential functions

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