Skills the instructor assumes you know prior to enrollment in this course
Perform basic operations on polynomials.
Factor general trinomials at an elementary level
Solve linear equations in a single variable over the rationals
Solve second degree polynomial equations in a single variable over the rationals by factoring
Simplify square roots.
Solve first degree linear inequalities in a single variable
Solve applications involving equations in a single variable.
Solve linear systems of two equations in two variables
Graph first degree equations/ inequalities in one and two variables
Given the description of a graph of a line, write the equation of the line