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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

MAT 137 - College Algebra

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Mathematics General Education Requirement.

Learn algebra concepts useful in the fields of business, social science, life science and health science. Study functions and their applications including linear, quadratic, higher-degree polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions. Solve systems of linear and non-linear equations and inequalities.  Explore matrices, sequences and series.

Prerequisite(s): Achieve an appropriate score on the Mathematics Placement Test, or a grade of C or higher in MAT 037 , or successful completion of an approved mathematics preparation course.

Note: MAT 037  and MAT 137 may be taken in the same semester. A grade of at least C is required in MAT 037  in order to start MAT 137. Credit will not be given for both MAT 137 and MAT 145 .