Math 101: College Algebra

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Get a jump start on your college degree with this College Algebra course. Earn math credits that you can transfer to your school and apply toward your degree program. Math experts make the algebra concepts easy to understand, and the self-paced format gives you all the time you need in order to pass the course.
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12 chapters in Math 101: College Algebra

Ch 1. Foundations of Linear Equations {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[552].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What are the Different Types of Numbers? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[655].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[655].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Are the Different Parts of a Graph? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[657].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[657].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is a Linear Equation? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[553].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[553].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Linear Equations: Intercepts, Standard Form and Graphing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[554].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[554].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Abstract Algebraic Examples and Going from a Graph to a Rule Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[555].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[555].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Graphing Undefined Slope, Zero Slope and More Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[556].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[556].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Write a Linear Equation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[557].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[557].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is a System of Equations? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[559].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[559].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How Do I Use a System of Equations? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[560].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[560].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is a Matrix? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[561].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[561].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Take a Determinant of a Matrix Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[562].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[562].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is an Absolute Value? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[564].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[564].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Evaluate Absolute Value Expressions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[565].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[565].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Solve an Absolute Value Equation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[566].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[566].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Solving Absolute Value Practice Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[567].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[567].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Graph an Absolute Value and Do Transformations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[568].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[568].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Graphing Absolute Value Equations: Dilations & Reflections Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[569].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[569].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is a Parabola? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[578].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[578].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Parabolas in Standard, Intercept, and Vertex Form Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[579].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL and the Area Method Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[582].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[582].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL & the Area Method: Practice Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[583].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[583].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Factor Quadratic Equations: FOIL in Reverse Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[584].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[584].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Factoring Quadratic Equations: Polynomial Problems with a Non-1 Leading Coefficient Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[585].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[585].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Complete the Square Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[586].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[586].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Completing the Square Practice Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[587].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[587].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How to Solve a Quadratic Equation by Factoring Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[589].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[589].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How to Use the Quadratic Formula to Solve a Quadratic Equation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[590].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[590].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - How to Solve Quadratics That Are Not in Standard Form Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[591].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[591].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Are the Five Main Exponent Properties? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[599].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[599].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Define a Zero and Negative Exponent Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[600].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[600].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Simplify Expressions with Exponents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[601].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[601].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Rational Exponents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[602].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[602].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Simplifying Expressions with Rational Exponents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[603].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[603].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Graph Cubics, Quartics, Quintics and Beyond Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[604].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[604].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Add, Subtract and Multiply Polynomials Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[606].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[606].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Divide Polynomials with Long Division Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[607].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[607].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How to Use Synthetic Division to Divide Polynomials Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[608].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[608].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Dividing Polynomials with Long and Synthetic Division: Practice Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[609].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[609].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Functions: Identification, Notation & Practice Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[648].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[648].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Transformations: How to Shift Graphs on a Plane Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[649].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[649].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Is Domain and Range in a Function? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[651].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[651].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[650].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[650].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Compose Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[652].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[652].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Inverse Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[653].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[653].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Applying Function Operations Practice Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[654].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[654].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is an Exponential Function? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[618].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[618].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Exponential Growth vs. Decay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[619].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[619].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is a Logarithm? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[621].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[621].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Evaluate Logarithms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[622].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[622].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Logarithmic Properties Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[623].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[623].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Practice Problems for Logarithmic Properties Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[624].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[624].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Solve Exponential Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[625].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[625].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Solve Logarithmic Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[626].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[626].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is a Mathematical Sequence? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[633].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[633].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Find and Classify an Arithmetic Sequence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[634].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[634].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Finding and Classifying Geometric Sequences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[635].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[635].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Summation Notation and Mathematical Series Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[636].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[636].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Calculate an Arithmetic Series Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[637].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[637].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Calculate a Geometric Series Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[639].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[639].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Arithmetic and Geometric Series: Practice Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1303].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1303].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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