Precalculus Algebra

Universitat Politècnica de València

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Precalculus Algebra

  • Host University

    Universitat Politècnica de València

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Algebra, Calculus

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisites or Co-requisites N/A
    MAC 1105 or suitable mathematics examination placement score

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    General Description:
    This course covers functions and graphs, especially higher degree polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions; systems of equations; solution of linear systems, matrix methods; determinants; sequences and series, induction; and the binomial theorem. The course also explores applications, approximation, and methods of proof. May be taken concurrently with MAC 1114.
    The students active participation is required to acquire the desired mathematical skills

    Objectives:
    The course is designed to a) enhance your ability to relate and deeply understand mathematical concepts and results and b) develop your ability to apply this knowledge in different fields of science and engineering through the resolution of different applied and extended problems.
    See also Objectives (by sections) included in Chapters 1-5 and 11-12 of the book.

    Evaluation:
    Participation 10%
    Homework 15%
    Projects 25%
    Exams: There will be 2 in-class exams (20% and 30% respectivley) 35%

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.