**22M:001 Basic Algebra I **

This developmental course covers what is usually taught in a first year high school algebra course. This course is often called Beginning Algebra or Intermediate Algebra at other schools. It does not carry credit towards graduation at Iowa. It begins with properties of the real numbers, covers algebraic expressions, products and factoring of algebraic expressions, exponents and radicals, linear equations/systems of linear equations and their graphs, and ends with quadratic equations, the quadratic formula, and graphing quadratic functions. To be successful in this course the student should be familiar with the material in the Arithmetic Module. This course is usually taught by TAs in sections of about thirty students. This course has no prerequisites.