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MATH& 141 - Precalculus I


5 CR

Emphasizes graphs and polynomial functions. Other topics include the theory of equations and rational, exponential, inverse, and logarithmic functions. MATH 138  and MATH& 141 have overlapping content and students are not recommended to take both. Note: Fulfills the quantitative or symbolic reasoning course requirement at BC.

Prerequisite(s): Placement by assessment or MATH 99  with a B- or better.

Course Outcomes
 

  • Perform operations on algebraic expressions.
  • Recognize, evaluate, graph, and transform functions, inverse functions, and circles.
  • Perform operations with functions, including composition.
  • Find rational and complex zeros of polynomials using the theory of polynomial equations.
  • Solve equations, inequalities, and systems of linear equations.
  • Solve application problems.


GenEd Outcomes: Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning


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