Aug 20, 2018
MATH& 141 Pre-Calculus I5 credits
Precalculus I includes the study of linear, absolute value, radical, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions.
Prerequisites: MATH 099 or equivalent placement score.
Quarters Offered: All
This course teaches to the global outcome of Critical Thinking.
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Apply the principles of basic algebra and coordinate geometry to solve math problems
- Analyze and solve equations verbally, algebraically, graphically, and numerically
- Use mathematical modeling to solve application problems and interpret the solution in the context of the problem
- Simplify and evaluate combined functions and composite functions
- Describe how transformations of functions affect their graphs
- Determine key features of functions, such as domain, range, asymptotes, and intercepts
- Graph linear, absolute value, piecewise, radical, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions
- Find an equation of a function from its graph
- Find the inverse of a one-to-one function
- Apply the properties and laws of logarithms
- Interpret and analyze linear and non-linear data to develop appropriate models
Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50