Precalculus I

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Course Description: 
MATH& 141 is the first course in the standard precalculus sequence. This course and MATH& 142 are designed for students intending to take calculus and/or physical science courses. Content includes: the definition of a function; linear functions; graphs of functions; inverse functions; quadratic functions; polynomial and rational functions; exponential functions; and logarithmic functions. Applications are drawn from the natural and social sciences, and engineering. 5 theory hours. Satisfies the quantitative skills requirement, science distribution area F requirement, or specified elective for the AA degree.
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Prerequisites: A grade of "C+" or better in MATH 098 or appropriate placement score.
Course Outcomes: 
  • Solve Problems Involving Basic Functions
  • Solve Elementary and Intermediate Algebra Problems
  • Graph Polynomial and Rational Functions, and Solve Applications
  • Use Exponential and Logarithmic Functions to Solve Problems