Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 06/26/01
MAT151AD 20016-20045 LEC 1 Credit(s) 1 Period(s)
College Algebra IV
Systems of equations and inequalities; matrices; sequences and series. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT151AA.

 Course Note:May receive credit for only one of the following: MAT150, MAT151, MAT152, or MAT187. MAT151AA, MAT151AB, MAT151AC and MAT151AD together are equivalent to MAT151.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:

 1. Solve linear and nonlinear systems of equations and inequalities. (I, II) 2. Perform operations on matrices. (II) 3. Explain the difference between arithmetic and geometric sequences and series. (III) 4. Find the specified term of an arithmetic and a geometric sequence. (III) 5. Find the nth partial sum of an arithmetic and a geometric series. (III) 6. Find the sum of an infinite geometric series. (III) 7. Explain the difference between combinations and permutations. (III) 8. Evaluate combinations and permutations. (III) 9. Use binomial theorem. (III) 10. Model and solve real world problems. (I, II, III)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:

I. Systems of Equations and Inequalities
A. Linear systems
B. Nonlinear systems
C. Systems of linear and nonlinear inequalities
D. Applications
II. Matrices
A. Operations on matrices
B. Matrix equations
C. Applications
III. Sequence and Series
A. Arithmetic sequences and series
B. Geometric sequences and series
C. Combinations and permutations
D. The binomial theorem
E. Applications
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