College Algebra: Lumen Learning

This course provides an interactive exploration of College Algebra topics, laying a firm groundwork for success in subsequent math courses. With Desmos interactives as well as embedded algorithmically generated practice, the text is a great resource for active learning in and out of the classroom.

Content coverage includes a review of algebra essentials; polynomial and rational expressions; solving and graphing various types of equations; different types of functions and algebraic operations on functions (linear, absolute value, quadratic, power, polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions); exponential and logarithmic equations and models; systems of equations and inequalities; solving systems with matrices; conic sections; sequences and series; and probability and counting principles. This course offers a complete set of resources including editable e-text with embedded videos, practice, and Desmos interactives, worksheets, online assessments, and powerpoint slides.

Primary source materials for this course include the OpenStax textbooks, College Algebra and Precalculus by Jay Abramson, et al. and tutorials by James Sousa.

This course is available at no cost to SUNY students.

Lumen OER courses apply learning science insights to engage students and better support the learning process. Content includes text, images, videos, assessments, directed feedback, practice questions, and other interactives that invite students to apply their knowledge and improve their understanding. Lumen’s online homework system, OHM, provides frequent practice, machine grading, and immediate feedback to help students learn and master math and other quantitative subjects.

College Algebra: Lumen Learning is available as an OHM course.

  • Online Homework Manager (OHM): A flexible, LMS-integrated math homework engine with learning content and activities you tailor to fit your students’ needs.

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