### MAT 131 Intermediate Algebra (4 CR)

(FORMERLY MTH 131)

This course emphasizes simplifying expressions, solving equations,
and graphing functions, including linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational,
radical, exponential and logarithmic. Problem solving and mathematical
modeling are integrated throughout. Appropriate technology includes
a graphing calculator. The mathematics department recommends the
prerequisite not be more than two years old. If the prerequisite is
more than two years old the recommendation is the course placement
assessment be taken or the prerequisite be retaken to ensure the
success of the student.

Prerequisite: MAT 031*