Precalculus Mathematics OpenCourseWare: Free Undergraduate Level Calculus Preparatory Course by Capilano University

Published Jan 08, 2009

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If you need to brush up on your math skills for work or for school, then check out Capilano University's free online class, 'Precalculus Mathematics.' Intended for students with previous knowledge of college-level algebra and geometry, this class could be a useful supplement on your road to learning calculus. This OpenCourseWare offering may be helpful if you're on the road to a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, taking science classes that require advanced mathematics or just trying to learn out of intellectual curiosity.

Precalculus Mathematics: Course Specifics

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Precalculus Mathematics: Course Description

A member of Capilano University's Mathematics and Statistics Department, Dr. Chris Morgan teaches the school's 'Precalculus Mathematics' course. A free, intermediate-level OpenCourseWare class intended for students who have already completed basic college math coursework, 'Precalculus Mathematics' may be useful for anyone intending to use calculus or more advanced mathematics in their studies. This lecture-based course covers several topics, including different kinds of functions, trigonometry and inverse trigonometry. According to the course syllabus, a student who followed this course would learn how to use a graphing calculator, express equations using functions and graphs and solve advanced mathematical problems. At home, you may find the online course materials (like a syllabus and tests with answer keys) to be a helpful supplement to a math class you're taking elsewhere. This online class could also be a useful guide for structuring your independent studies or for preparing lesson plans for a similar course. 'Precalculus Mathematics' may suit students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Chemistry or a related field or of interest to students of any field looking to expand their mathematical horizons.

This free online class will provide you with a syllabus, a class calendar and six downloadable exams with answer keys. If you'd like to learn more, visit the precalculus math course page.