Subject Code: PPC0116
Objective: This course covers some of the basic topics in Algebra. Topics covered in algebra are equations and inequalities, graphs, functions and types of functions and also sequences and series. There will be expanding binomial terms with integer powers by using Binomial Theorem. In conclusion, students will learn basic concepts in each topic and how to apply respective formulas, sketch some graphs, and also solve the different types of problems.
Pre-Requisite: None
Credit Hours: 4
Student Learning Time: 160 hours
Assessment: Tests/Quizzes: 50%
Final Examination: 50%
References:
  • Sullivan, M., Fadzilah, S., W.W. Goh, C.Y. Heng, Mohd. Daud, H., L.N. Ng, L.P. Tan and C.L. Tay (2011). Algebra & Trigonometry. Pearson Custom Publishing. (Textbook)
  • Beecher, J. A., & Penna, J.A. (2008). Algebra and Trigonometry (3rd Ed). Boston: Pearson Addison- Wesley.
  • Blitzer, R. (2007). Algebra and Trigonometry (3rd Ed). Pearson Education.
  • Davis, L. (2003). Applied College Algebra and Trigonometry (3rd Ed). Prentice Hall.
  • Dugopolski, M. (2007). College Algebra and Trigonometry (4th Ed). Boston: Pearson Addison-Wesley.
  • McKeague, C.P. (2002). Algebra With Trigonometry: For College Students (5th Ed). Brooks/Cole.
  • Sullivan, M. (2008). Algebra and Trigonometry (8th Ed). Pearson Education.
  • Swokowski, E. W., & Cole, J.A. (2002). Algebra and Trigonometry with Analytic Trigonometry (10th Ed). Brooks/Cole.

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Course Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the subject, students should be able to:

Programme Learning Outcomes