Dec 12, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog
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MAT-1370 Precalculus


Credits 5
Polynomial functions and theory of equations; exponential and logarithmic functions; systems of equations, inequalities, and matrices; sequences, conic sections; trigonometric functions; analytic trigonometry; applications of trigonometry in right triangles, oblique triangles, vectors, complex numbers, polar coordinates, and parametric equations; summation, induction, and binomial theorem; and applications. Alternative to MAT-1350  and MAT-1360  for qualified students.  
 
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Math Department with MAT-0104  completion with a grade A; and completion of high school level geometry and trigonometry, or qualified for MAT-2410   on the basis of SAT or college placement test.
5 class/ 1 recitation hours.
Course Outcomes
  1. Analyze equations and their graphs, including algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric functions, and conic sections.
  2. Perform operations on expressions and simplify results, including algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and matrix expressions. 
  3. Perform operations on functions and simplify results, including algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. 
  4. Solve equations and inequalities and verify solutions, including algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric equations. 
  5. Solve application problems, including linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and vector applications. 
  6. Use matrix and other methods to find solutions to systems of equations. 




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