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MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra

Lecture: 3 Lab: 2 Clinic: 0 Credits: 4
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 as a general education course in Mathematics. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. Pre-requisite(s): Take One Set:  Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050 Set 2: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-045 Set 3: DMA-025 and DMA-045 Set 4: DMA-025, DMA-040 and DMA-050 Set 5: MAT 003  Set 6: BSP-4003 Set 7: C or better in MAT 121 .  Co-requisite(s): MAT 071  if needed.

Course is offered in Fall, Spring, and Summer.