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MATH 225 Path to Calculus

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Course Description

Equivalent to MATH 130 and 222. This course combines the topics of Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus and is designed to fulfill the requirements of both courses in a single course. Topics include a study of functions, function families, their properties and transformations, compositions, inverses and combinations, complex numbers, and vectors. Function families include linear, trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential, polynomial, power, and rational. Multiple representations of functions are emphasized.

Units: 6
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 80-90
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 160-180
Prerequisites: MATH 120 or MATH 123 (offered at CSM or Skyline) or appropriate score on the District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area A3
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B4), UC (IGETC Area 2A)