4 Credits, 4 Contacts
Intended to prepare students for further science and business courses. A study of functions and their graphs, including linear, exponential, logarithmic, periodic, and power functions. Emphasis on applications, problem solving and using graphic, numeric and symbolic methods to solve equations. Regression is used to construct linear, exponential, power, and quadratic functions from data. Additional topics include exponents, radicals, complex numbers, conic sections, and systems of equations.
Prerequisite: MATH 104 or placement test