MAT 119 Mathematics for Technical Disciplines I (4 credits)

This is the first course in a two-semester sequence of dimensional analysis, intermediate algebra, geometry, trigonometry, graphs and control charts, with an understanding of basic statistics. Topics included are: scientific and engineering notation, significant figures, unit conversion, fundamental concepts of algebra, functions and graphs, solving linear and quadratic equations, systems of equations, right triangle trigonometry, basic statistics, graphs and control charts. The scientific calculator will be used throughout the course. This course is intended for technical majors. Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in Intermediate Algebra (MAT 114) or equivalent, or permission of instructor.