MA 171 Calculus with Precalculus A

This is the first part of a yearlong sequence that integrates the study of precalculus with the study of calculus. This first semester includes a review of functions, including polynomial and rational functions, limits, differentiation of algebraic functions, and applications of differentiation. Graphing calculators are used to explore properties of functions and to facilitate computations. Prerequisite: complete university's directed self-placement process or a grade of C or better in MA 095. Liberal Arts Core/University Requirements Designation: MT. (4)