MATH 173   Precalculus* (5 Hours)

Prerequisites : (MATH 014 with a grade of "C" or higher or MATH 114 with a grade of "C" or higher) or MATH 116 with a grade of "C" or higher or appropriate score on the math placement test.

MATH 173 is an accelerated course recommended for students with a strong high school math background (three to four years) who plan to take calculus. This course focuses on the study of functions and their graphs, solving equations and inequalities, recognition and creation of patterns, and the use of mathematical models. Included in the course are linear, power, polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric and absolute value functions.