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    May 26, 2022  
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MATHC 141 Precalculus I Corequisite 2 credits



Prerequisite Satisfactory placement into MATH 098 , completion of MATH 060  or MATH 096  with a grade of at least 2.0, or instructor permission.

Course Description
This is a support class that is attached to a corequisite MATH& 141 class for students who have not met the MATH& 141 prerequisites. Topics to be covered are those prerequisite skills necessary to learn the content of MATH& 141, such as order of operations, algebraic expressions, solving equations and inequalities, graphing, functions, linear functions and graphs, graphing calculators, and skills for academic success.

Student Outcomes
1. Apply mathematical operations to simplify, evaluate and solve linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, absolute value, and square root functions.
2. Use equations, tables, and graphs to represent relationships between variables and model real-world scenarios.
3. Use technology to visualize, evaluate and solve linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, absolute value, and square root functions.
4. Employ strategies and study skills to comprehend, apply and retain mathematical learning.



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