Math 103: Precalculus

This Math 103: Precalculus course prepares you to take the CLEP Precalculus exam and earn real college credit. Watch precalculus video lessons and learn about vectors, limits, matrices and more. These lessons are a part of Education Portal's online video lessons. 

About this Course

Math 103: Precalculus is designed to help you prepare to earn real college credit by passing the Precalculus CLEP exam. This course covers topics that are included on the exam, such as functions, exponentials, linear equations and parabolas. Use it to help you learn what you need to know about precalculus topics so you can succeed on the exam.

The math instructors are experienced and knowledgeable educators who have put together comprehensive video lessons in categories ranging from how to use FOIL to factors to trigonometry. Each category is broken down into smaller chapters that will cover topics more in-depth. These video lessons make learning fun and interesting. You get the aid of self-graded quizzes and practice tests to allow you to gauge how much you have learned.

Functions Study functions to learn about transformations, domain, range and inverse functions. Also learn how to compose functions, evaluate composite functions and manipulate functions.
Exponentials and Logarithms Learn about exponential functions and logarithms. Take a look at graphing, evaluating and solving equations with exponential functions and logarithms.
Inequalities Explore set notation, compound inequalities, systems of inequalities and absolute value inequality. Learn how to graph 1- and 2-variable inequalities and absolute value inequalities.
Foundations and Linear Equations Find out about the different types of numbers, parts of a graph, linear equations and system of equations. Study intercepts, standard form and graphing.
Factoring with FOIL, Graphing Parabolas and Solving Quadratics Study parabolas and learn to multiply binomials and factor quadratic equations using FOIL. Also take a look at completing the square.
Exponents and Polynomials Study exponent properties, define a zero and negative exponent, simplify expressions and use rational exponents. Additionally, learn about working with polynomials, graphing cubics and using long and synthetic division on polynomials.
Piecewise Functions Examine piecewise functions and learn how to graph them.
Geometry Learn how to solve visualizing geometry problems, calculate the volumes of basic shapes and us the Pythagorean Theorem.
Using Scientific Calculators Explore how to use a scientific calculator to work with radians, degrees, trigonometry functions and graphs.
Trigonometry Learn to graph sine, cosine and transformations. Also, study right triangles, the double angle formula and learn to solve trigonometry equations.
Graphing Learn to graph reflections.
Rational Equations Find out how to solve rational equations.

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