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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

MAT 151 - College Algebra

This course is intended primarily for those students who are majoring in science, engineering, or mathematics. Together with Precalculus, it prepares students for Calculus I. Topics covered include solving equations (linear, quadratic, radical, polynomial, rational, and absolute value), solving inequalities (linear, polynomial, rational, and absolute value), operations in the Rectangular Coordinate System and the Complex Number System, basic function operations (domain, range, graphing, arithmetic, composition and inverses), and functions (linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic). NOTE: Pre-requisite requires a grade of 'C' or higher.
Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 4

Course Prerequisites: MAT 100/ or MAT 128 with a grade C or better or placementtest score