MAC 1140 - Precalculus Algebra
(3 Credit Hours)
Prerequisites: MAC 1105 or equivalent.
This course meets Area II of the A.A./A.S. general education requirements. Topics include the study of the following functions: polynomial, rational, radical, absolute value, exponential and logarithmic. An emphasis will be placed on solving applications by mathematical modeling. Other topics include matrices, systems of equations and inequalities and conic sections. This course is intended for students whose major requires the calculus sequence. Use of a graphing calculator is integrated throughout this course. Students already with credit for MAC 1140 cannot subsequently get credit for MAC 1105 , MAC 2147 or 2142, or vice versa. Note(s): Student enrollment in any mathematics course is contingent upon approval by the mathematics department. This means that students who have been misplaced may be subject to schedule changes. Students must have successfully completed the stated prerequisite course with a grade of “C” or better.
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