MATH 1054 - Precalculus, 4 Credits

Level: Lower

Course Attributes: Gen Ed - Math, Liberal Arts and Science

This course is designed primarily for the student who needs a foundation in algebra and trigonometry for the study of calculus. The concept of function and graphical representation of functions is stressed. Topics covered include: real numbers; algebra of real numbers including equations and inequalities; functions and their graphs including polynomial, rational expressions, logarithmic and exponential, trigonometric; algebra of the trigonometric functions including identities, equations, polar coordinates, complex numbers, systems of equations. Prerequisite: NYS 80 HS Average Math A and B (or Course 1,2,3), plus a 4th year Math, or equivalent.