2014-2015 Catalog

MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra


This course is designed to develop topics which are fundamental to the study of Calculus. Emphasis is placed on solving equations and inequalities, solving systems of equations and inequalities, and analysis of functions (absolute value, radical, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic) in multiple representations. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to algebra-related problems with and without technology.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and the ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics.  This is a Universal Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course.


MAT 121 or DMA 010 and DMA 020 and DMA 030 and DMA 040 and DMA 050 and DMA 060 and DMA 070 and DMA 080, or appropriate placement scores