College Algebra and Trigonometry
Replaces MAT 1610.
Prerequisite: MAT 1540 and MAT 1560 (or equivalent college transfer course) with a "C" or better within the last three years or COMPASS math placement test results appropriate for this course within the last two years
GE Outcomes: Critical Thinking, Quantitative Literacy
This course is meant to be a review of the real number system and basic algebra, including inequalities, absolute value, exponents and radicals; functional notation and composition of functions; linear and quadratic functions; rational and algebraic functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; definition of trigonometric functions using the unit circle; graphs of the trigonometric functions; development and use of identities; right triangle trigonometry; Law of Sines; Law of Cosines; complex numbers including trigonometric form; theory of equations; theory and application of matrices and determinants; inverse functions.