# College Algebra

### College Algebra maps

College Algebra Curriculum Map

Weeks | Concept State standards | Benchmarks Students will be able to : | Activities | Assessments |

1-3 | linear functions, equations, & inequalities
| find domain and range of functions find equations for parallel and perpendicular lines solve &graph linear & absolute value equations and inequalities | note taking TI calculator explorations peer collaboration practice problems | short answer quiz classroom participation free response & multiple choice tests |

4-7 | analysis of graphs of functions
| describe symmetry of the graph of a function apply transformations to functions find inverse functions;determine behavior of functions | note taking TI calculator explorations peer collaboration;practice problems | short answer quiz classroom participation free response & multiple choice tests |

8-11 | polynomial functions
| solve polynomial equations using graphing and factoring methods perform polynomial long & synthetic division analyze polynomial functions;graph polynomial equations using graphing technology and factoring methods | note taking guide notes TI calculator explorations peer collaboration practice problems | short answer quiz classroom participation free response & multiple choice tests |

12-13 | rational functions
| solve rational equations using graphing and analytical methods find asymptotes of rational functions; determine behavior of rational functions | note taking TI calculator explorations peer collaboration; practice problems | short answer quiz classroom participation free response & multiple choice tests |

14-15 | log & exponential functions
| determine behavior of logarithmic, & exponential functions solve & graph exponential and logarithmic equations; convert between exponential and logarithmic equations use change of base formula in solving equations | note taking TI calculator explorations peer collaboration practice problems | short answer quiz classroom participation free response & multiple choice tests |

16-17 | analytical geometry
| Find center & radius of a circle given its equation Graph circles, parabolas, ellipses, & hyperbolas given their equations find major, minor, and transverse axis, vertices, and asymptotes of appropriate conic sections | note taking TI calculator explorations peer collaboration practice problems | short answer quiz classroom participation free response & multiple choice tests |

17-18 | matrices & system of equations
| solve systems by graphing and analytical methods solve linear systems using Cramer's Rule graph parametric equations | note taking TI calculator explorations peer collaboration; practice problems | short answer quiz classroom participation free response & multiple choice tests |