National University

BUS500A Intermediate Algebra

Lead Faculty: Dr. Reza Fadaei-Tehrani

Course Description

An introduction to quantitative methods for business graduate students with no previous exposure to the subject, it covers topics including algebraic operations, equations, graphs and functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, and an introduction to linear programming. No credit is awarded.

Learning Outcomes

  • Perform basic operations on rational expressions.
  • Perform the basic operations on roots and radicals.
  • Solve quadratic equations by factoring, completing the square and by formula.
  • Plot the graph of a given equation.
  • Recognize the particular and special characteristics of linear, quadratic, logarithmic, exponential.