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Open Resources for Community College Algebra

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Portland Community College Faculty

Pub Date: 2018

Publisher: Independent

Language: English

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Reviewed by Jacquie Coe, Assistant Professor II, Central Oregon Community College on 6/14/19

This textbook is a comprehensive collection of beginning through intermediate algebra topics often covered in community college developmental courses. There is an excellent index and glossary of terms for locating material. There are a few... read more


Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Variables, Expressions, and Equations
  • Chapter 2: Linear Equations and Inequalities
  • Chapter 3: Graphing Lines
  • Chapter 4: Systems of Linear Equations
  • Chapter 5: Exponents and Polynomials
  • Chapter 6: Radical Expressions and Equations
  • Chapter 7: Solving Quadratic Equations
  • Chapter 8: Quantities in the Physical World
  • Chapter 9: Topics in Graphing
  • Chapter 10: Factoring
  • Chapter 11: Functions
  • Chapter 12: Rational Functions and Equations
  • Chapter 13: Graphs and Equations
  • Appendix A: Basic Math Review

About the Book

Open Resources for Community College Algebra (ORCCA) is an open-source, openly-licensed textbook package (eBook, print, and online homework) for basic and intermediate algebra. At Portland Community College, Part 1 is used in MTH 60, Part 2 is used in MTH 65, and Part 3 is used in MTH 95.

About the Contributors


Portland Community College Faculty

Project Leads: Ann Cary, Alex Jordan, Ross Kouzes
Technology Engineer: Alex Jordan
Contributing Authors: Ann Cary, Alex Jordan, Ross Kouzes, Scot Leavitt, Cara Lee, Carl Yao, and Ralf
WeBWorK Problem Coding: Chris Hughes, Alex Jordan, Carl Yao
Other Contributors: Kara Colley