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MTH 163
3 credits

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Prerequisites are a satisfactory score on an appropriate proficiency examination and Algebra II and Geometry, or the equivalent of these two courses. Presents college algebra, matrices, and algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions. (Credit cannot be awarded for both MTH 163 and MTH 166.) Lecture 3 hours per week.

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Current textbook:
Precalculus: Enhanced with Graphing Utilities, 5th edition, by Sullivan. 

A graphing calculator is required for this course. The strongly preferred models are the TI-83-plus or 84-plus.  Instruction on these models will be provided.  For all other models, students will have to refer to the users' manual. There are calculator resources on reserve in the library.

Instructor Semester Year Class meetings per week
Johanna Debrecht Fall 2011 2
Paula Malachias Fall 2008 2


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