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2015-2016 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

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DMA 080 Radical Express/Equations (1 Credit Hour)


Class Hours: .75
Lab Hours: .50
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: Take One Set:
Set 1: DMA 010 DMA 020 DMA 030 DMA 040 DMA 050 DMA 060  and DMA 070  
Set 2: DMA 060 DMA 070 MAT 060 , and MAT 070  
Set 3: DMA 040 DMA 050 DMA 060 DMA 070 , and MAT 060  
Set 4: DMA 010 DMA 020 DMA 030 DMA 060 DMA 070 , and MAT 070  
Corequisites: None
This course provides a study of problems involving algebraic representations of the manipulation of radical expressions and the application of radical equations. Topics include simplifying and performing operations with radical expresssions and rational exponents, solving radical equations, and determining the reasonableness of a solution. Upon completion, students should be able to find algebraic solutions to contextual problems with radical applications.

Competencies
· Solve radical equations.
· Explain the reasonableness of solutions found.
· Perform operations with radical expressions.

Student Learning Outcomes
1. Use rational exponents to rewrite radical expressions.
2. Simplify radical expressions.
3. Add and subtract radical expressions.
4. Multiply radical expressions.
5. Divide radical expressions.
6. Solve radical equations with one radical term.
7. Solve quadratic equations and applications using the quadratic formula.



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