Lecture: 3 Lab: 2 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 4

MAT 171 – Precalculus Algebra

Prerequisites: ENG 002 and MAT 003 with Grade of P2 or higher, MAT 071 Corequisites: None

This is the first of two courses designed to emphasize topics which are fundamental to the study of calculus. Emphasis is placed on equations and inequalities, functions (linear, polynomial, rational), systems of equations and inequalities, and parametric equations. Upon completion, students should be able to solve practical problems and use appropriate models for analysis and predictions. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social & Behavioral Sciences for the AA & AS degrees. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course in Mathematics for the AA & AS degrees.