May 21, 2022  
2020-21 RACC Student Catalog 
2020-21 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MAT 180 - Precalculus

3 Credit Hours

This course is an overview of algebraic and trigonometric principles. Emphasis is placed on functions in both disciplines. The theory of mathematics is stressed and the concept of limit is presented. Topics covered include: inequalities, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; theory of equations; partial fractions; trigonometry; analytic geometry; and the binomial theorem.

Prerequisite(s): MAT 165  or placement by assessment

Semesters Offered: Spring

MAT 160  and MAT 165  together can be used to fulfill any prerequisite or graduation requirement that requires MAT 180.


This course satifies the core competency for

Quantitative Reasoning and Critical Analysis.

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