Tompkins Cortland Community College

MATH132 - College Algebra and Trigonometry

This course covers fundamental algebra and trigonometry between elementary algebra and pre-calculus. Topics include polynomial and rational expressions, graphing, functions, first and second-degree equations, polynomials and rational equations, absolute value, transformations, complex numbers, and right triangles and functional trigonometry. A specified model of graphing calculator is recommended. MATH 132 fulfills the SUNY General Education Mathematics requirement. Prerequisites: C or better grade in MATH 100 or appropriate qualifying test score; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100 or ESL 120, 121, and 122 (or prior completion of ESL 103) and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.