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MATH *1011 Precalculus Mathematics

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as MATH 2.9)


4 hours; 3 credits
Preparation for calculus. Trigonometry. The concept of function, including, linear and quadratic functions, composition of functions, polynomials and rational functions, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric functions. Conic sections. Binomial theorem. Introduction to limit ideas. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Mathematics 1021, 1026, 1201, 1206, or any Mathematics course numbered over 2000.) STEM variant course - Satisfies Pathways Required Core Math and Quantitative Reasoning requirement.
Prerequisite: All students entering into Mathematics 1011 must have met one of the following conditions: Received a B- or higher in Mathematics 1006, achieved minimum scores on the COMPASS test of s1 = 70, s2 = 70, and s3 = 45; achieved a minimum score of 70 on the ACCUPLACER College-Level Math test; placement by departmental examination; or permission of the deputy chair.