2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jul 06, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

MAT 152 - College Algebra

MAT 1151.
Description: Modeling of applications using linear, quadratic, exponential and logarithmic functions. Introduction to solving systems of equations using matrices. Note: Computer use and graphing calculator required (TI-83/84 recommended). Duplicate credit for MAT 152 and MAT 187 will not be awarded.

Prerequisites: MAT 097  or a satisfactory score on the mathematics skills assessment.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Linear Functions
  2. Quadratic and other nonlinear functions
  3. Exponential and logarithmic functions
  4. Polynomial functions
  5. Systems of equations and matrices
  6. Technology in mathematics

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Recognize trends in data. (1-4,6)
  2. Create suitable functions that model data using technology. (1-4,6)
  3. Analyze an application using a function developed from data. (1-4,6)
  4. Add, subtract and multiply matrices in the context of an application. (5,6)
  5. Solve a system of equations using matrices and technology. (5,6)
  6. Solve polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, rational, and power equation algebraically. (1-4)
  7. Solve polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, rational, and power equation graphically.  (1-4)
  8. Predict function values from polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, rational, and power models. (1-4)