# 1.1 Review Introduction

## Introduction

In Chapter 1 we review selected topics in algebra and pre-calculus.

These topics are prerequisites for more advanced topics in MATH110.

Some topics and their applications to MATH110 are summarized in the table below:

Algebra Topic | Prerequisite for MATH110 Calculus Topic |
---|---|

Slope and Writing Equation of Straight Lines | Write the equation of tangent line to a curve at a point |

Factoring polynomial expressions | Identify regions of increasing and decreasing functions by solving polynomials equations |

Solving Quadratic and Polynomial Equations | Solving equations involving the first and second derivatives of function |