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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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MATH 125 - Precalculus with Algebra

Units: 5 ; Breadth Area: GE-B4
Fundamentals of college algebra with a focus on functions and graphs. Trigonometric, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions. Real and complex roots of polynomials. Trigonometric equations and basic identities. Mathematical modeling. Linear equations and matrices.

Credit Restrictions: Not open for credit to students who have completed MATH 120.
Equivalent Quarter Course: MATH 1130 and MATH 1300.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: ABC/NC grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-B4 - Lower Division Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Solve and model problems algebraically and graphically involving equations, inequalities, and functions.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental idea of a mathematical function and its properties.
  3. Solve and explain solutions to problems involving polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions and linear systems.
  4. Apply the ideas of polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions to solving and modeling real world problems and linear systems

B4. Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate a proficient and fluent ability to reason quantitatively;
  2. demonstrate a general understanding of how practitioners and scholars collect and analyze data, build mathematical models, and/or solve quantitative problems; and
  3. apply quantitative reasoning skills in a variety of real-world contexts, defined by personal, civic, and/or professional responsibilities.

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