This is a modern college algebra course based upon a function approach with emphasis on the following:Critical thinking, Mathematical modeling, and appropriate use of technology. Topics covered include: polynomial, rational, absolute value, exponential, and radical functions; graphing of polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic equations; graphing and solution of inequalities; solution of systems of equations using a variety of methods including determinants and matrices; other topics include progression, binomial theorem, partial fractions and set theory.