COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE: MATH 1113 Precalculus
CREDIT HOURS: 3
CATALOG DESCRIPTION: A rigorous study of polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions, primarily intended to prepare science and mathematics majors for calculus.
PREREQUISITE(S): MATH 1101 OR MATH 1111 (Grade C or better) with MATH 1111 recommended or placement.
SUGGESTED TEXT: Precalculus Functions and Graphs, Swokowski and Cole, Tenth Edition , Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2006.
Functions and graphs – notation, operations on functions, domains and ranges, graph transformations, piecewise functions, inverses
Polynomials – classification, graphing, extrema, zeroes, applications
Rational Functions – graphing, asymptotes, applications
Exponential and Logarithmic functions – graphing, properties, solving equations, applications
Trigonometric functions – right triangle trigonometry with applications, unit circle trigonometry with graphing and applications, trigonometric identities and equations, inverse trigonometric functions