MATH 61 - Pre-Calculus

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

June 2021

Further studies in algebra and trigonometry for students intending to take calculus. Polynomial equations; functions and inverses, factoring techniques, nonlinear inequalities including absolute values, partial fractions, introduction to limits, graphing polynomial and rational functions, conic sections, trigonometric functions and their inverses, parametric equations, exponential and logarithmic functions, polar coordinates, vectors. Trigonometric concepts emphasized as needed for calculus, including identities, equations, and applications. A graphing calculator is required; students should see instructor for specifics, since CAS-based calculators may be prohibited.

Course Type

Lower Division