MTH 9 Bundle 6-9: Exponents, Factoring, Poly Equations, Rational Expressions and Equations

Includes performing operations on exponential expressions and polynomials, factoring polynomials, solving polynomial equations, simplifying rational algebraic expressions, solving rational algebraic equations, simplifying radical expressions, using rational exponents, solving radical equations, working with functions in different forms: ordered pair, graph, and equation form. Also introduces quadratic functions, their properties and their graphs. Emphasis should be on learning all the different factoring methods, and solving application problems using polynomial, rational and radical equations. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Prerequisite(s): MTE 1-5 or qualifying placement score. Lecture 4 hours per week.