Course Overview

The College Algebra CLEP exam covers math generally taught in an undergraduate college Algebra course as part of the general education credits requirement. It is a comprehensive review of the material necessary to succeed in future math courses. InstantCert's course for this subject allows you to quickly learn the required math skills by jumping straight into solving problems; the detailed explanations will take you step-by-step through the solutions.

Topics Covered in This Course

Algebraic Expressions

Evaluating
Factoring
Expanding
Converting written statements to algebraic equations

Exponents

Multiplying, dividing, adding, subtracting
Raising to another power
Simplifying expressions

Logarithms

Properties
Expanding
Simplifying
Changing between exponential form

Equations and Inequalities

Algebraic
Absolute Value
Exponential
Logarithmic
Systems of Equations and their graphic representation

Functions

Properties
Graphing
Evaluating
Composite functions
One-to-one functions and Inverse functions
Even, odd or neither
Shifting, stretching and compressing
Reflections
Perpendicular and parallel lines
Domain and range
Parabolas
Circles, hyperbolas, ellipses
Piecwise

Additional Topics on Imaginary Nubers and 2X2 Matrices

Customer Test Results for the Algebra CLEP

71 users submitted test results since January, 2009
59 of those users reported a passing score (83%)


The following are a sample of the test results submitted by members who’ve taken the College Algebra CLEP exam after using InstantCert’s study program. These are unfiltered, unedited results and this list is automatically updated to show the ten most recent results:

November 20, 2014 User  passed with a score of 50 out of 80
July 1, 2014 User  passed with a score of 57 out of 80
June 27, 2014 User  passed with a score of 53 out of 80
June 20, 2014 User  passed with a score of 52 out of 80
June 13, 2014 User  failed with a score of 48 out of 80
June 4, 2014 User  failed with a score of 45 out of 80
May 30, 2014 User  passed with a score of 75 out of 80
May 30, 2014 User  passed with a score of 67 out of 80
May 16, 2014 User  failed with a score of 47 out of 80
May 7, 2014 User  failed with a score of 49 out of 80

Free Sample Of Algebra CLEP Questions

Get a taste of the InstantCert study experience with five actual flashcards pulled from our database. Remember, you're not expected to know anything about the subject beforehand. Just read the question, think about what the answer might be (typing it is optional), and then click "Continue" when you're ready to see the answer and explanation.

Question 1 of 5

Simplify:
(6x+5)(6x-3)


Your Answer:  

Explanation Videos

Most flashcards for College Algebra now include a short video with a professor explaining how to solve the problem while working it out step-by-step. See a sample video below from the section on Logarithms:



Related Exams with Overlapping Subject Matter

The College Algebra CLEP exam can be used to help prepare for the College Algebra DSST exam.