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MAT 1630     College Algebra and Trigonometry     4 Credit Hours

Equivalent: MAT 1610

Prerequisite: MAT 1540 and MAT 1560 or equivalent college transfer courses with a grade of 'C' or better within the last three years or appropriate math placement into MAT 1630 within the last two years.

This course is meant to be a review of the real number system and basic algebra, including inequalities, absolute value, exponents and radicals; functional notation and composition of functions; linear and quadratic functions; rational and algebraic functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; definition of trigonometric functions using the unit circle; graphs of the trigonometric functions; development and use of identities; right triangle trigonometry; Law of Sines; Law of Cosines; complex numbers including trigonometric form; theory of equations; theory and application of matrices and determinants; inverse functions. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4

GE Outcomes: Critical Thinking, Quantitative Literacy