MAC 1147  Pre-Calculus Algebra/Trigonometry credits: 5

This is an accelerated course covering the topics of both MAC 1140 and MAC 1114 in a single session and is intended primarily for the student who plans to take MAC 2311. Major topics include: polynomial, rational and other algebraic functions, their properties and graphs; polynomial and rational inequalities; exponential and logarithmic functions, their properties and graphs; piecewise-defined functions; conic sections; matrices and determinants; sequences and series; mathematical induction; binomial theorem and applications; trigonometric functions, their properties and graphs; inverse trigonometric equations; solutions of triangles; complex numbers; vector algebra; parametric equations; polar coordinates; trigonometry applications. (Note: Credit is only given for MAC 1147 or MAC 1140 or MAC 1114.)

Prerequisite: High school trigonometry and MAC 1105 or appropriate score on the college placement test or Permission of the Program: