Apr 25, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

MATH 120 - College Algebra (3)

Prerequisites: MATH 105 , or two years of high school algebra with a minimum grade of “C” (2.00) and one of the following:

  • A minimum score of 19 on the math portion of the ACT,
  • a minimum Mathscore of 470 on the SAT (rSAT minimum Mathscore: 510),
  • or successful completion of the Mathematics COMPASS Placement test.

All prerequisites must have been completed within five years.

This course focuses on topics that include real and complex numbers; equations and inequalities involving linear and quadratic models; polynomial, greatest integer, absolute value, power, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions and their graphs; real and imaginary zeros of polynomials; solutions of systems of equations and inequalities; and introduction to trigonometric functions. Appropriate support technologies, such as the graphing utility, will be used. (Fall, Spring, Summer)