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MAT 136 - College Algebra and Trigonometry I

Rational exponents; radicals; polynomial long division; rational expressions; solving quadratic equations and inequalities; polynomial functions; absolute value equations and inequalities; complex numbers; operations of functions; inverse functions; properties of exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometric functions; reference angles; radian measure; graphs of sine, cosine, and tangent; basic trigonometric identities.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  MAT 096 Elementary Algebra and Trigonometry or equivalent

Credits: 4
4 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
Perform skills in three categories:  Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry.

Note:  Throughout the course the students are expected to solve applied problems related to the topics of the course.

  1. Recognize and graph functions, such as: linear functions, polynomial functions, rational functions, absolute value functions, exponential functions, logarithmic functions and trigonometric functions.
  2. Solve applications involving linear functions, polynomials, rational functions, exponential functions, logarithmic functions, and trigonometric functions.
  3. Solve equations and inequalities and perform algebraic operations on expressions involving polynomials, rational functions, absolute values, exponential functions, logarithmic functions,and trigonometric functions.

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