2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Precalculus II

Spring quarter

Faculty: Vauhn Foster-Grahler Mathematics, Education, Anthropological Mathematics

Fields of Study: mathematics

Spring: CRN (Credit) Level 30133 (4)  

Credits: 4(S)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Day

Prerequisites: Precalculus I or competency with linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions.


Pre-calculus II is problem-solving-based overview of functions that model change.  This course will continue to prepare students for calculus and more advanced study in mathematics. Students should enter the class with a good knowledge of precalculus I (multiple representations of linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions). The course will include an in-depth study of, trigonometric and rational functions in addition to parametric equations, polar coordinates and operations on functions. Collaborative learning, data analysis and approaching problems from multiple perspectives (algebraically, numerically, graphically, and verbally) will be emphasized. 

Maximum Enrollment: 24

Advertised Schedule: 1-3p Mon/Thu

Special Expenses: A graphing calculator is required.

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: Enhanced Online Learning

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