MATH 1500 Precalculus

A unified course in plane analytic geometry and trigonometry taught from concrete real-world applications. A variety of data based, contemporary applications are used to motivate the mathematics through modeling and visualization. Applications are integrated with mathematical concepts enabling the students to enhance their intuition and understanding while developing their symbolic, graphical and numerical skills - 4 lecture hours. Purchase of a specific brand and model of a graphing calculator is required. Prerequisite: sufficient score on math placement exam or MATH 1400 with a grade of 'C' (2.0) or better, or equivalent. MATH 1500 is a CORE Equivalent Course which may be substituted for the Quantitative Literacy and Social Issues CORE requirement.


4.00 units