MATH 171 - Elementary Functions and Coordinate Geometry

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

October 2008
MATH-171 Elementary Functions and Coordinate Geometry 5 Units: 90 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG, CSU, UC Prerequisite: MATH 120 or two years of high school algebra. Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in MATH 875N is highly recommended. This course meets the CSU General Education requirement for Area B4-Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning, and the IGETC for Area 2: Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning. This course presents the elements of coordinate geometry; algebraic and transcendental functions, including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric and other algebraic functions; inverse functions; and curve sketching. Not repeatable.