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Precalculus Algebra

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: MAT 080, MAT 090, MAT 095, or MAT 161
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2005

This is the first of two courses designed to emphasize topics which are fundamental to the study of calculus. Emphasis is placed on equations and inequalities, functions (linear, polynomial, rational), systems of equations and inequalities, and parametric equations. Upon completion, students should be able to solve practical problems and use appropriate models for analysis and predictions. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.