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Course SummaryIn just a few weeks you can complete this Precalculus Algebra for Teachers course and prepare to earn college credits you can use to renew your teaching license. Our short video and text lessons are accessible on any mobile device or computer 24 hours a day so you can work your study in around your busy schedule.
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Earn professional development credits to renew your math teaching license with Precalculus Algebra for Teachers. Brush up on precalculus algebra topics so you can better teach precalculus, calculus, and other math topics. Learn on your own schedule and at your own pace. You can complete this course in under two weeks - perfect for teachers who need to earn math credits in a hurry!
- Watch engaging video lessons about geometry and functions.
- Check your knowledge of things like quadratic functions and function operations with practice quizzes and exams.
- Ask clarification questions from our expert math instructors.
- Earn three college credits by taking the UExcel Precalculus Algebra exam.
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Precalculus Algebra for Teachers is ideal for any teachers looking to earn credits to use towards licensure renewal. The flexible, self-paced format makes it easy to fit your studies into a busy schedule. The course is fully online, so you can study anytime, anywhere. This course also benefits:
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Follow this course plan if you want to complete Precalculus Algebra for Teachers and be ready to earn transferable credit in less than two weeks. For each chapter assignment, take all of the lesson quizzes and the practice chapter exam at the end of each chapter. If you miss any questions, review the video lesson to master the concept.
|Day||Assignment||What You'll Learn|
|Day 1||Chapter 1||Mathematical Modeling (applications of systems of linear equations, finding minimum and maximum values with quadratic models, writing and evaluating real-life linear models)|
|Day 2||Chapter 2||Linear Equations and Inequalities (using the point-slope formula to write the equation of a line, graphing inequalities, using systems of equations)|
|Day 3||Chapter 3||Quadratic Functions (parabolas, factoring quadratic equations, completing the square, graphing and solving quadratic inequalities)|
|Day 4||Chapter 4||Rational Expressions and Functions (multiplying and dividing rational expressions, adding and subtracting rational expressions, horizontal and vertical asymptotes, graphing rational functions)|
|Day 5||Chapter 5||Polynomial Functions of a Higher Degree (dividing polynomials with long division, dividing polynomials with synthetic division, remainder theorem and factor theorem, fundamental theorem of algebra)|
|Day 6||Chapter 6||Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities (evaluating absolute value expressions, graphing and solving absolute value equations, solving and graphing absolute value inequalities)|
|Day 7||Chapter 7||Complex Numbers (imaginary numbers, graphing complex numbers, solving quadratics with complex numbers as the solution)|
|Day 8||Chapter 8||Geometry Basics (area and circumference of circles, graphing circles, the distance formula, the midpoint formula)|
|Day 9||Chapter 9||Functions Overview (domain and range in a function, power functions, radical functions, discontinuities, transformations)|
|Day 10||Chapter 10||Function Operations (compounding functions, domain and range of composite functions, inverse functions, one-to-one functions)|
|Day 11||Chapter 11||Graph Symmetry (recognizing symmetry graphically, identifying the line of symmetry, even and odd functions)|
|Day 12||Chapter 12||Exponential and Logarithmic Functions (exponential growth vs. decay, transformation of exponential functions, natural base e, logarithmic properties)|
|Day 13||Chapter 13||Introduction to the Derivative (velocity and rate of change, slopes and rate of change, formal definition of derivatives)|
|Day 14||Final Exam||Take the practice final exam to see what you've mastered and make sure you are ready to earn credit for precalculus algebra|
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