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2019-2020 Catalog 
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MAT 044 - Precalculus Foundations

5 equivalent hours - Five hours weekly; one term.
Study and apply pre-algebra, beginning, and intermediate algebra topics such as operations on integers, fractions, and decimals; simplifying numerical and algebraic expressions with exponents, including rational exponents; writing and graphing linear equations in two variables; algebra of polynomial, rational, and radical expressions; factoring polynomials; solving linear, absolute value, quadratic, and systems of linear equations; solving linear, compound and absolute value inequalities; graphing linear and nonlinear functions and systems of inequalities.

Prerequisite(s): Achieve an appropriate score on the Mathematics Placement Test, or successful completion of an approved mathematics preparation course.

Note: A grade of at least C is required to enroll in MAT 045 .