Elem Math Analysis I (MAT-143)
An introduction to the concepts and techniques needed to proceed to more advanced mathematics and science courses, such as calculus. Topics include the solution of non-linear equations and inequalities; complex numbers, functions and their properties, circles; parabolas; polynomials functions and their graphs; rational functions and their graphs; inverse functions; synthetic division; the factor and remainder theorems; the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra ; exponential and logarithmic functions ; compound interest ; logistic growth and decay models; exponential growth and decay; Newton's Law of Cooling. Prerequisites: ENG 089 and a grade of "C" or better in MAT 119 or satisfactory performance on the "College Level Mathematics Test". 4 lecture hours per week, 4 credit hours.