Mathematics Department

MAT 1350 - College Algebra
3 credit hours

MAT 1350 includes algebraic operations, functions, graphing, theory of equations, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and inequalities, matrices, sequences, summation, induction, binomial theorem, and applications. (Replaces MAT 125, MAT 131, MAT 135, or MAT 141.)
Prerequisite
: A score either at least 63 on Accuplacer College-Level Mathematics (CP4) or at least 406 on Descriptive Test of Mathematics Skills (DTMS) T70 or T71 or a grade of “C” or higher in MAT 1040 [formerly MAT 104]. Student must have graphing calculator.

Books:

Book Cover

Sullivan and Sullivan. Precalculus,Enhanced with Graphing Ultilites, 6th edition.
Pearson Publishing (Prentice Hall), 2013
(Includes MyMathLab)

PGCC Bookstore ISBN-10: 1256722413

Book Only
Publisher ISBN-10: 0321795466 or ISBN-13: 9780321795465
Publisher eBook ISBN-10: 0321794931 or ISBN-13: 9780321794932 (www.coursesmart.com)
Publisher A La Carte (Unbound) ISBN-10: 0321794923 or ISBN-13: 9780321772060
Same content, different format

MyMathLab Only
PGCC Bookstore ISBN-10: 032119991X
Publisher: pearsonmylabandmastering.com/
(purchase MyMathLab access code & eText available)



Or

Colburn. Pre-Calculus, 2nd edition.
McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2010.
(Includes ALEKS access and MathZone)

PGCC Bookstore ISBN-10: 0078010004 or ISBN-10: 0078010039
Publisher ISBN-10:0077276507 or ISBN-13: 9780077276508
ISBN-10:0077366492 or ISBN-13: 9780077366490

ALEKS Only
PGCC Bookstore ISBN-10: 0072391308

Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the course, each student should be able to demonstrate the ability to use symbolic, numerical, and visual skills to find and verify solutions of algebra problems and algebra applications (of college-level difficulty) in the following areas:

1. Performing operations with and simplifying:

2. Solving:

3. Graphing and analyzing: Polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions, including related composite and inverse functions.

4. Graphing functions and equations in a rectangular coordinate system.




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