MATH 1400 College Algebra

A course that consistently links mathematical concepts to real-world applications by moving from the concrete to the abstract. Topics covered include data and problem solving, visualizing data, functions and their representations, linear functions and models, polynomial functions and models, equations and inequalities, graphs and functions, zeros of polynomial functions, logarithmic and exponential growth and constructing nonlinear models and systems of equations and inequalities, matrices and determinants - 4 lecture hours. Purchase of a specific brand and model of a graphing calculator is required. Prerequisite: sufficient score on mathematics placement exam or MATH 1210 with a grade of 'C' (2.0) or better. MATH 1400 is a CORE Equivalent Course which may be substituted for the Quantitative Literacy and Social Issues CORE requirement.


4.00 units