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MAT 161 - College Algebra

3 Credits
Lecture: 3 Lab: 1

College Algebra covers solutions of equations and inequalities, exponential and logarithmic functions, polynomial functions, graphs. This course is primarily intended for business and social science students (MAT 165  is the course for mathematics, science and engineering students and other students who are preparing to take MAT 175 ). This course requires a one-hour lab each week.

Note: Credit is not granted for both MAT 161 and MAT 165 . A graphing calculator is required. It may be any brand, but the TI-83 or TI-84 is used by the instructor for classroom presentations.

Articulation: 1.1

Prerequisite: MAT 099  with a grade of C or higher, or appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or placement by ACT or SAT scores.
Corequisite: OR
concurrent enrollment in MAT 061  and MAT161.

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