A basic presentation of the fundamental concepts of college algebra and trigonometry with scientific and engineering applications; linear equations and systems, determinants, functions and coordinate geometry, quadratic equations, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions and their graphs, vectors, complex numbers, exponents, and radicals.

A basic presentation of the fundamental concepts of college algebra, systems of linear equations, inequalities, linear, quadratic, exponential and logarithmic functions. During the recitation hour, students review properties of signed numbers, graphing of linear equations, basic geometric concepts, solution of linear equations, factoring algebraic expressions and its applications to rational expressions. A graphing calculator will be required.

This course is a basic presentation of the fundamental concepts of trigonometry, angles and their measure, basic trigonometric functions, right triangle trigonometry, graphing, and solving trigonometric equations. A graphing calculator will be required.

This is the second course of a two-course sequence in technical mathematics for Verizon Next Step students, taken after completion of MA-114. The course emphasizes those concepts that will be needed in the students’ telecommunications courses, including trigonometry, statistics, exponential and logarithmic functions, complex numbers, and an intuitive approach to the main ideas of calculus. Extensive use is made of mathematical software.

Analytic geometry, curve sketching, differentiation and integration of algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions, maxima/minima, related rates, rectilinear motion, the definite integral, area and volume.

Mathematical foundations necessary for the application of Basic Technical Calculus to the solution of business problems.Topics include: Economic Functions, Matrix Operations and Applications, Limits and Continuity, Derivatives, Chain Rule, Implicit Differentiation, Marginal Functions, Newton’s Method , Related Rates, Elements of Geometry, Regression.

Designed to provide students with an understanding of how mathematics relates to the humanities, social and natural sciences. Students will obtain experience in solving realistic questions and applications using discrete mathematics, modeling, statistics and probability.

This course is designed to instruct students in areas of mathematics that are related to the elementary school curriculum, to enhance understanding of fundamental concepts, and to use current computer technologies with the concepts developed in the course as tools for solving problems. Topics covered will be chosen from numeration systems, number theory, mathematical systems, statistics and geometry. Recommended for future teachers.

Designed to provide students with mathematical ideas and methods found in the social sciences, the arts, and in business. Topics will include fundamentals of statistics, scatterplots, graphics in the media, problem solving strategies, dimensional analysis, mathematics in music and art, and mathematical modeling. EXCEL will be used to explore real world applications.

Introduction to statistics and the use of a professional statistical software package. Descriptive statistics, probability, binomial and normal distributions, sampling, confidence intervals and tests of hypotheses.

Mathematical foundations necessary for the study of the calculus. An introduction to analytic geometry, and the elementary functions of analysis, including algebraic, trigonometric, logarithmic, and exponential functions. The use of the graphing calculator will be included.

Functions and graphs; derivative of algebraic and trigonometric functions with applications; indefinite and definite integrals with applications; the fundamental theorem of integral calculus; conic sections. Students will develop problem solving skills and construct mathematical models in the computer laboratory using software such as MAPLE, DERIVE, CONVERGE, and MATHCAD.

Coordinated continuation of MA-441 (Analytic Geometry and Calculus I); transcendental functions; integration by various techniques; parametric equations; infinite series. Students will develop problem solving skills and construct mathematical models in the computer laboratory using software such as MAPLE, DERIVE, CONVERGE, and MATHCAD.