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MTH 166
5 credits

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  Precalculus and Trigonometry

Prerequisites are competency in Math Essentials Units MTE 1-9 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by completion through unit 9 in an MTT course. Presents college algebra, analytic geometry, trigonometry, and algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions. (Credit cannot be awarded for both MTH 163 and MTH 166.) Lecture 5 hours per week.

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Current Textbook:
Precalculus: Enhanced with Graphing Utilities, 6th 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.






Class meetings per week

Johanna Debrecht





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