May 24, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 112 - Applied Precalculus


(3 S.H.)

This course will help students learn both algebraic skills and problem-solving skills. Topics include the algebraic and symbolic manipulation of linear functions, quadratic functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, polynomial and rational functions, inverses and compositions of functions, transformations of functions and their graphs, and applications to cost, revenue, profit, supply, demand, compound interest, future value and present value. In addition, the course emphasizes problem-solving skills including unit analysis; changing representations (graphical, tabular, formulaic, and verbal) of data; comparison of solutions with intuition; and analysis of various solution methods. Meets GOAL 4. Prerequisite: MATH 050 - Intermediate Algebra  or mathematics placement. Grade or P/NC. Offered each semester.



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