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MAT171

Pre-Calculus 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 to satisfy the Universal General Education Transfer Component of the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education math requirement for the Associate in Arts and the Associate in Science Degrees.

Lecture Hours: 

3.00

Lab Hours: 

2.00

Clinical Hours: 

0.00

Credit Hours: 

4.00

Prerequisites: 

Prerequisites: DMA 010-080, or MAT 121

Corequisites: 

Corequisites: MAT 171A (same section must be taken with MAT 171)