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Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 161 - Precalculus (Functions and Coordinate Geometry)

4 credits

A detailed analysis of transcendental functions essential to the mastery of a follow-up course in calculus. Topics include Exponential Functions, Logarithmic Functions, Right Triangle Trigonometry, Trigonometric Functions, Trigonometric Identities, Applications of Trigonometric Functions, and Conic Sections.

Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.

Prerequisites: MATH 131  or appropriate course placement or  SAT Math ≥ 580 or ACT Math ≥ 25. If you have already taken MATH 135 College Algebra with Trigonometry, see the curriculum chair.