Adult Studies and ESL Courses
Prerequisite: Algebra II or higher with a grade of "C" or better or consent of professor, and satisfactory score on placement test. This course is a dual-enrollment course, which also earns four college credit hours in Precalculus Algebra. The purpose of the course is to emphasize the skills necessary for the study of calculus. A review of algebraic techniques and operations, exponents, radicals, complex numbers, and absolute value is also included. Major course topics are: linear equations and inequalities; quadratic equations and inequalities; relations, functions, and graphs; exponential and logarithmic functions; systems of equations and inequalities; higher degree polynomial equations; matrices and determinants; applications; sequences, series, and the binomial theorem; and mathematical proof.