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math109 Syllabus

Math 109: Pre-Calculus Algebra

Text: Precalculus, 2nd Edition, Cynthia Young, Wiley, 2014.

Prerequisites: Minimum ACT math score of 23, MATH 103/104 or MATH 105 with a minimum grade of C, or departmental placement exam.

WILEY PLUS is required. A TI-83 or TI-84 Graphics Calculator is required.

Sections and Topics

  • Orientation and Algebra Review
  • 1.1 Functions
  • 1.2 Graphs of Functions
  • 1.2 Graphs of Functions
  • 1.3 Graphing Techniques: Transformations
  • 1.4 Combining Functions
  • 1.5 One-to-One Functions and Inverse Functions
  • 2.1 Quadratic Functions
  • 2.2 Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree
  • 2.3 Dividing Polynomials
  • 2.4 The Real Zeros of a Polynomial Function
  • 2.5 Complex Zeros: The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
  • 2.6 Rational Functions
  • 0.8 Linear Regression: Best Fit
  • 8.1 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
  • 8.3 Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
  • 8.4 Matrix Algebra
  • 3.1 Exponential Functions and Their Graphs
  • 3.2 Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs
  • 3.3 Properties of Logarithms
  • 3.4 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
  • 3.5 Exponential and Logarithmic Models

Last updated 11 August 2015