MAT 143 Pre-Calculus With Trigonometry (4 credits)

This course is designed to provide the necessary foundation for a standard calculus course. Topics include absolute value and quadratic inequalities, functions and their equations, exponential and logarithmic functions and their applications, right triangle trigonometry, law of sines and law of cosines, trigonometric functions (circular) and their inverses, trigonometric identities and equations, addition and multiple angle formulas, and binomial theorem. Graphing calculator use is required. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in intermediate algebra, college algebra or equivalent. Not open to anyone with previous credit in MAT 141 or 142.