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# MATH 130 - Precalculus

Number of Credits: 5
Analyze, graph, and solve polynomial and non-polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions and their inverses through analytic and numerical approaches. An intensive-comprehensive course that weaves together previous studies of Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry, and is intended for mathematics and science majors. A prerequisite for Calculus of a Single Variable 1, MATH-135, Advanced Placement (Precalculus with a score of 4) accepted; CLEP (Precalculus with a score of 50) accepted.

(Fall, Spring & Summer Only) Five hours lecture each week. Five Credits. Five billable hours.

GENERAL EDUCATION. Category: Mathematics

Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for ENGL 101 , plus completion of MAT-094, minimum grade B or MAT 099 , minimum grade C, or satisfactory MATH placement measure.
Course Topics:

• For various types of equations and functions (including trigonometric)
• Write various forms
• Use properties and rules
• Solve, simplify, graph, and verify
• Solve systems of equations using multiple methods
• Solve real-world application problems

Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Examine rules, properties, laws, and structures to solve, simplify, verify and/or prove various types of equations and functions. (GE2, GE3)
2. Determine domain and range of various types of equations and functions. (GE2)
3. Write equations and functions in different forms. (GE2)
4. Evaluate transformations of various types of functions. (GE2, GE3)
5. Use various elements to sketch the graph of equations and functions. (GE2, GE3)
6. Solve systems of equations using multiple methods. (GE2, GE3)
7. Set up and solve application problems using multiple types of equations and functions. (GE1, GE2, GE3)

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