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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:



Factoring Trinomials:



Rational Expressions:



Sample Content in Course:




Solving Exponential and Log Equations:






Solving Trigonometric Equations: