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MAT 135 Precalculus I : College Algebra

Textbook:

Pre-Calculus

Author:

Sharma and Kapoor

sections:

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Chapter 1 is a review chapter. If there are any topics you need to review, do so in the MAT 104 course on Plato.

Graphs

Points in a Plane

2.3

Linear Equations and Inequalities

2.1, 3.1, 3.5

Slope and Y-Intercept

2.4, 4.1

Slope-Intercept Form

4.1

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines - Intermediate Algebra

4.1

Review: Graphs

Lines and Slopes

4.1

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines - Advanced

4.1

Distance and Circles

2.4, 9.2

Functions and Their Graphs

Definitions of Functions

2.1, 2.2

Graphs of Functions

2.3

More on Graphing Functions

4.2, 4.5, 4.6

Composite and Inverse Functions

2.5, 5.1

Applications of Functions

2.1 - 2.5, 4.4

Solving Equations - These sections are not available on Plato. They are done from the text and the test is taken in the Testing Center.

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Polynomial Equations

3.1

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Rational Equations

3.2

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Root Equations

3.4

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Graphs of Polynomial Functions

4.5

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Graphs of Rational Functions

4.6

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Complex Numbers

Appendix A

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Chapter Test on Chapters 3 & 4. Take this test in the Testing Center.

Exponential Functions

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

5.1 - 5.5

Exponential Growth and Decay

5.6

Linear Systems of Equations

Linear Systems

10.1

Systems - Substitution

10.1

Systems - Addition

10.1

Word Problems

10.1

Review: Linear Systems

Chapter 10 Systems of Equations - These sections are not available on Plato. They are done from the text and the test is taken in the Testing Center.

Systems of Linear Eqns

10.1

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Systems of Non-Linear Eqns

10.2

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Parametric Representations

10.3

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Gauss-Jordan Method

10.4

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Matrix Algebra

10.5

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Multiplication of Matrices

10.6

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Inverse of a Matrix

10.7

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Determinants

10.8

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Chapter Test on Chapter 10. Take this test in the Testing Center.

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Course Exam covering all MAT 135 material. Take this test in the Testing Center.