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MATH 110 - Pre-Calculus

Course Code:
MATH 110

Credits:
3

Calendar Description:
A course in algebra, trigonometry and analytic geometry necessary for a study of the calculus of elementary algebraic and transcendental functions. Topics include equations and inequalities of first and second degree, functions and graphs (linear, quadratic, polynomial rational, radical, and a discussion of exponential logarithmic, and trigonometric functions).

Date First Offered:
2002-01-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 60
Lecture Hours: 45
Seminars and Tutorials: 15

Total Weeks:
15

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
Principles of Mathematics 11, Pre-Calculus 11, or Math 040 Advanced Algebraic Mathematics

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
- Basic Algebra Review R
- Equations and Inequalities Chapter 1
- Graphs and Functions Chapter 2.
- Polynomial and Rational Functions Chapter 3.
- Inverse, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions Chapter 4.
- Trigonometric Functions Chapter 5.
- The Circular Functions and Their Graphs Chapter 6
- Trigonometric Identities and Equations Chapter 7
- Applications of Trigonometry Chapter 8
- Systems and Matrices Chapter 9
- Analytic Geometry Chapter 10

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Solve elementary algebraic and geometric problems
- Solve elementary linear inequalities problems.
- Describe the importance of functions/graphs and give examples of their use in science
- Solve elementary inverse function problems.
- Solve polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic function problems
- Solve problems involving absolute value and positive square root functions
- Graph sinusoidal functions
- Solve problems involving trigonometric identities and trigonometric equations
- Solve problems in any of the course topics
- Formulate mathematical models using the various functions described in the course

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