# Math 171 Course Description

​Math 171Precalculus and Trigonometry:

Study of polynomial, rational, absolute value, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions, their graphs and applications. Use of trigonome​​​tric properties and identities to solve equations, model real world scenarios, and manipulate expressions. Polar coordinates and complex numbers, parametric equations, and analytic geometry. An introduction to vectors, sequences, series, and limits. Preparation for the Calculus sequence.

Skills Needed to be Successful in Math 171:

Equations of Lines:  https://youtu.be/SycJL-gZmPo

Factoring Trinomials:  https://youtu.be/saHK9RDUSZg

Rational Expressions:  https://youtu.be/TU5Uj5LrChY

Sample Content in Course:

Functions:  https://youtu.be/qxBmISCJSME

Solving Exponential and Log Equations: https://youtu.be/6Pi5RY8funw

Trigonometry:  https://youtu.be/D6RP_ttfT4M

Solving Trigonometric Equations:  https://youtu.be/LgSML90jjVU

Series: https://youtu.be/Dj1JZIdIwwo

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Santiago Canyon College is part of the Rancho Santiago Community College District and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.