Course Description

Course Name

Precalculus Algebra

Session: VVLS3125

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Prerequisites or Co-requisites N/A
MAC 1105 or suitable mathematics examination placement score

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


General Description:
This course covers functions and graphs, especially higher degree polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions; systems of equations; solution of linear systems, matrix methods; determinants; sequences and series, induction; and the binomial theorem. The course also explores applications, approximation, and methods of proof. May be taken concurrently with MAC 1114.
The students active participation is required to acquire the desired mathematical skills

The course is designed to a) enhance your ability to relate and deeply understand mathematical concepts and results and b) develop your ability to apply this knowledge in different fields of science and engineering through the resolution of different applied and extended problems.
See also Objectives (by sections) included in Chapters 1-5 and 11-12 of the book.

Participation 10%
Homework 15%
Projects 25%
Exams: There will be 2 in-class exams (20% and 30% respectivley) 35%

*Course content subject to change