This course is designed to prepare students for calculus. Topics include polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; the algebra of functions; multiple function representations; and an introduction to analytic geometry.
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4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 1, 1998 to present
Meets graduation requirements for
- Demonstrate adequate comprehension and ability to analyze and compute mathematical problems at the prerequisite level of Calculus I.
- Understand the algebra of functions, with in-depth knowledge of polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions.
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