MATH 110 - Pre-Calculus

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).

 

Credits: 3

 

Hours: 60 (Lecture Hours: 3; Seminars and Tutorials: 1)

 

Total Weeks: 15

 

Prerequisites:

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

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:

None

 

Co-requisites:

None

 

Course Content:
- Basic Algebra Review 
- Equations and Inequalities Chapter 
- Graphs and Functions Chapter
- Polynomial and Rational Functions Chapter
- Inverse, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions Chapter
- Trigonometric Functions Chapter
- The Circular Functions and Their Graphs Chapter
- Trigonometric Identities and Equations Chapter
- Applications of Trigonometry Chapter
- Systems and Matrices Chapter

- Analytic Geometry Chapter

 

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

 

Grading System: Letters

 

Passing Grade: D (50%)

 

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

 

Textbooks:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.