Students are introduced to polynomials and factoring; rational expressions and equations; variation; roots, radical expressions and equations; rational exponents and complex numbers; solving and graphing quadratic equations; and functions. Students use a scientific calculator to evaluate complex expressions with emphasis on using special keys to perform a variety of functions.
Both MATH 0861 and MATH 0871 are required for completion of ABE Advanced level Algebraic Mathematics. The use of a graphing calculator or other technology is optional.
Course code: MATH 0871
Length: 96.0 hours
PrerequisitesVCC MATH 0861 with a C-, or Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-calculus 10 with a C, or Foundations of Mathematics 11 with a C, or 52% on the VCC Intermediate Algebra Assessment
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.