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Fall 2019 - Summer 2020 Course Catalog 
Fall 2019 - Summer 2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 130 - College Algebra: Functions & Models

3 credits

Mainly for students in business, social studies, liberal arts/humanities. Major topics include: an introduction to functions and graphing, linear functions, quadratic and exponential functions. Additional topics include: rates of change, modeling data, systems of linear equations, exponents, radicals, and logarithms. A specific graphics calculator is required and integrated throughout the course. Not intended for science, technical, or engineering students or students who want to continue on the regular “calculus track.”

Notes: Students who take both MATH 130 College Algebra: Functions & Models  and MATH 135 College Algebra with Trigonometry  can only apply one of these two courses toward the college’s Core Requirement in mathematics.

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of MATH 93 - Beginning Algebra ; or Course Placement; or SAT Math ≥ 530; or ACT Math ≥ 22; or NYS Regents (Algebra 1, Algebra 2, OR Geometry) score ≥ 80