Precalculus I

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Winter 2019
Credits per quarter

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Taught by

physics, education

Precalculus I begins an overview of functions used to model change. Problems are approached algebraically, graphically, numerically, and verbally. Topics include linear, exponential, logarithmic, polynomial, and rational functions . Collaborative learning is emphasized. Precalculus I is designed for students who have an interest in mathematical reasoning and for those who need a more substantial preparation for further study in business, the social sciences, math, or science. 

Fields of study: 

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in: economics, education, and STEM fields.

Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
Special expenses:

A scientific calculator is required.


$12 for printed copies of the text that will be provided to students during the first class


Successful completion of Algebra 2 in high school, or successful completion of a college intermediate algebra course designed as a prerequisite for precalculus (such as Algebraic Thinking ), or sufficient evidence of competency in the prerequisite material.

Scheduled for: Evening

Located in: Olympia

Advertised schedule:

6-9:30p Thu