2019-2020 Catalog

MAT 109 College Algebra with Modeling

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Lec: 3.0 Lab: 0 Credit: 3.0

This course is an approach to algebra that incorporates mathematical modeling of real data and business applications. Emphasis is on linear, quadratic, piecewise defined, rational, polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions. Includes inequalities and matrices. MAT 109 is designed for the student with plans to use college algebra as a terminal course or take MAT 130 after completion. Focus is placed more on applications rather than theoretical mathematics.


  • MAT 102
  • with a minimum grade of C or appropriate placement

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Students who receive credit for MAT 109 may not also receive credit for MAT 110.


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