**MATH 135 Precalculus Algebra**

**4 Units** (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)

Lecture: 72
**Prerequisite:** *MATH 71 or appropriate placement*

Course covering algebraic topics from precalculus which prepares students for the calculus sequence. MATH 135 in combination with MATH 150 (Trigonometry) serves as a prerequisite for MATH 180 (Calculus I). Topics covered include linear, polynomial, absolute value, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions and equations and their graphs; complex numbers; linear, nonlinear and absolute value inequalities; systems of linear and nonlinear equations and inequalities; conic sections; sequences and series; and the Binomial theorem.

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