MATH 1045 PreCalculus: 5 semester hours

Prerequisites: A satisfactory score on the UMSL ALEKS Math Placement Examination, obtained at most one year prior to enrollment in this course, or consent of the department, and enrollment in an academic program that requires Math 1800. This course covers topics including factoring, simplifying rational functions, functions and their graphs, solving linear and nonlinear equations, polynomial functions, inverse functions, the binomial theorem, logarithms, exponentials, solutions to systems of equations using matrices, solutions to nonlinear systems of equations, and sequences. Students will also study trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions with emphasis on trigonometric identities and equations.

General Education Requirements

...not plan to take calculus. MATH 1030 or MATH 1045 is required for all students...