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MTH 176: College Algebra

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This course provides the necessary background for pre-calculus. Topics include graphs of functions including transformations, function composition, variation, polynomial functions of degree two and higher, polynomial and synthetic division, roots of polynomials, complex numbers, rational functions and equations, non-linear equations and inequalities, inverse functions, exponential functions equations and models, logarithmic functions equations and models and applications. A graphing calculator is required for this course. See the time schedule for the current brand and model. Successful completion of this course with a minimum grade of "C" will raise your Academic Math level to 5. This course was formerly MTH 179.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 4

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