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MAT 1580 Precalculus

Polynomial, radical, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs, roots of polynomial functions, rational and polynomial inequalities, conic sections, systems of linear equations; sequences and series. Trigonometric functions of angles, solving right and oblique triangles, trigonometric identities and equations, vectors, radian measure, graphs of trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions and applications. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: MAT 0300

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate the ability to derive equations of conic sections from geometric properties.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform vector operations both graphically and algebraically.
  • Demonstrate the ability to solve algebraic, logarithmic, exponential and trigonometric equations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to graph polynomial, transcendental and trigonometric functions.
Credit Hours: 5
  • Classroom: 5 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Mathematics
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 1, Rm 332
Faculty: Kraus
Term: Spring 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Course Fee: $18.00
Open Seats: 18
Meets: TTH from 8:00AM to 10:15AM
Section: 300
Open Seats: 18
Meets: TTH from
8:00AM to 10:15AM
Section: 300
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 1, Rm 332
Faculty: Stroh
Term: Spring 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Course Fee: $18.00
Open Seats: 17
Meets: MW from 10:30AM to 12:45PM
Section: 210
Open Seats: 17
Meets: MW from
10:30AM to 12:45PM
Section: 210
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Stott
Term: Spring 2022
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: Webcam required
Course Fee: $18.00
Open Seats: 26
Meets: MW from 1:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 220
Open Seats: 26
Meets: MW from
1:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 220
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Tran
Term: Spring 2022
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: Webcam required
Course Fee: $18.00
Open Seats: 31
Meets: TTH from 1:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 320
Open Seats: 31
Meets: TTH from
1:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 320
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Cafarella
Term: Spring 2022
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: Webcam required
Course Fee: $55.50
Open Seats: 15
Section: 500
Open Seats: 15
Section: 500
Face to Face
Centerville Campus
Centerville, Rm 111
Faculty: Magee
Term: Spring 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Course Fee: $18.00
Open Seats: 22
Meets: MW from 11:30AM to 1:45PM
Section: C01
Open Seats: 22
Meets: MW from
11:30AM to 1:45PM
Section: C01
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Baji
Term: Spring 2022
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: 12 Week Term; Webcam Required
Course Fee: $55.50
Open Seats: 29
Section: 5T0
Open Seats: 29
Section: 5T0