# Mathematics

## MATH 060 ESSENTIALS OF MATHEMATICS • V1-5 Cr.

Basic computational skills with whole numbers, decimals, and fractions without a calculator. Applications using proportions, percents, units of measure, and elementary geometry. Introduction to signed numbers.

## MATH 063 INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRA • 5 Cr.

Fundamentals of arithmetic using integers, fractions, decimals, exponents, and square roots; solving basic linear equations; solving problems using percents, proportions, and basic geometry. Prerequisite: Placement exam.

## MATH 064 INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRA • 5 Cr.

Fundamentals of arithmetic using integers, fractions, decimals, exponents, and square roots; solving basic linear equations; solving problems using percents, proportions, and basic geometry. Prerequisite: Placement exam.

## MATH 067 USING TI-83 CALCULATOR • 1 Cr.

Provides basic knowledge of the TI-83 graphing calculator. Relates the TI-83 to current coursework, with an introduction to programming. TI-83 or TI-83 Plus graphing calculator required.

## MATH 072 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA • 5 Cr.

Algebra, using signed numbers, evaluation of formulas, algebraic expressions, equations, applications, exponents, polynomials, factoring, and linear graphs. Prerequisite: 2.0 or better in MATH 064 or equivalent.

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Algebra, using signed numbers, evaluation of formulas, algebraic expressions, equations, applications, exponents, polynomials, factoring, linear graphs, and rational expressions. Calculator required (TI34-II preferred). Prerequisite: 2.0 or higher in MATH 064 or equivalent.

## MATH 080 APPLIED MATH II • V1-3 Cr.

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## MATH 090 ESSENTIALS OF INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA • 5 Cr.

This course develops proficiency with solving linear equations and inequalities, simplifying expressions using the rules of exponents, adding/subtracting/multiplying polynomials, graphing various types of equations and linear inequalities, solving systems of linear equations and inequalities, and finding the equations of lines. Prerequisite: P (2.0 or higher) in Math 063/064 or equivalent.

## MATH 091 ESSENTIALS OF INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA • 5 Cr.

This course develops proficiency with solving linear equations and inequalities, simplifying expressions using the rules of exponents, adding/subtracting/multiplying polynomials, graphing various types of equations and linear inequalities, solving systems of linear equations and inequalities, and finding the equations of lines. Prerequisite: P (2.0 or higher) in Math 063/064 or equivalent.

## MATH 098 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA FOR CALCULUS • 5 Cr.

This course will expose students to a variety of algebraic techniques that will prepare them for precalculus and calculus. Focus will be placed on quadratic, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic expressions and equations. Techniques will include factoring, simplifying (adding/subtracting/multiplying/dividing) polynomials, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic expressions. Prerequisite: P (2.0 or higher) in Math 090/091 or equivalent.

## MATH 099 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA FOR CALCULUS • 5 Cr.

This course will expose students to a variety of algebraic techniques that will prepare them for precalculus and calculus. Focus will be placed on quadratic, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic expressions and equations. Techniques will include factoring, simplifying (adding/subtracting/multiplying/dividing) polynomials, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic expressions. Prerequisite: P (2.0 or higher) in Math 090/091 or equivalent.

## AMATH 100 APPLIED MATH FOR BUSINESS • V1-4 Cr.

The purpose of this course is to address math basics through the use of examples from business. This will include an overview of math basics as well as math used in Marketing, Banking, Accounting and Finance. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to meet the specific learning objectives outlined in each of the chapters.

## MATH 106 MATH FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS I • 5 Cr.

Designed for future K-6 teachers. Focus is on mathematical concepts, including counting, number sense, operations, algorithms, fractions, ratio, and proportion. Method topics include teaching strategies, assessment methods, and processes of doing mathematics as related to elementary mathematics. This course does not fulfill the quantitative skills requirement for the AA degree. (E)

## MATH 107 MATH IN SOCIETY • 5 Cr.

A study of a variety of mathematical topics for non-science majors. The topics covered may differ between sections, but may include problem-solving strategies, logic, set theory, number theory, mathematics of finance, probability and statistics, or geometry. Prerequisite: P (2.0 or higher) in MATH 090/091 or equivalent. (QS,NS)

## MATH 108 MATH FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS II • 5 Cr.

Methods topics include teaching the usage of technology. Math topics include algebra, geometry, measurement, and statistics. This course satisfies the quantitative skills requirement for the AA degree, provided that Math for Elementary Teachers I has also been completed satisfactorily. Prerequisite: MATH 106 and P (2.0 or higher)in MATH 090/091 or equivalent. (QS,NS)

## MATH 110 SURVEY OF MATHEMATICS • 5 Cr.

Survey of mathematics for nonscience majors. Includes problem-solving strategies, set theory, logic, number theory, base conversions, finite mathematical systems, properties of the real number system, and other selected topics. Prerequisite: 2.0 or higher in MATH 099 or equivalent. (QS,NS)

## MATH 111 FINITE MATHEMATICS • 5 Cr.

A study of linear functions and modeling, systems of linear equations, matrices, linear programming, the mathematics of finance, sets, counting techniques, and probability. Prerequisite: P (2.0 or higher) in MATH 090/091 or equivalent. (QS, NS)

## MATH 120 INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC • 5 Cr.

A study of methods used to reach valid conclusions and the meanings of language and their place in the reasoning process.

## AMATH 121 APPLIED MATH FOR PROFESSIONAL & TECH PROGRAMS I • 5 Cr.

College mathematics used in professional and technical programs. Content includes mathematical modeling and applications employing numerical operations; measurements; geometry; linear and nonlinear equations; exponent, radical, and polynomial operations; functions; formulas; plane analytical geometry with graphing; and an introduction to trigonometry. Prerequisite: MATH 063/064 or acceptable placement test score.

## AMATH 122 APPLIED MATH FOR PROF AND TECH PROGRAMS I • V1-5 Cr.

College mathematics used in professional and technical programs requiring technical content beyond that covered in AMATH 121. Content includes mathematical modeling and applications employing root and radical equations, functions, systems of equations, plane analytical geometry, and intro to trigonometry. Solve discipline-specific problems. Prerequisite: MATH 072 or AMATH 121.

## MATH 141 PRECALCULUS I • 5 Cr.

Analysis of linear, quadratic, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, rational, and radical functions and their graphs; linear and nonlinear inequalities; systems of equations; and matrices. Prerequisite: P (2.0 or higher) in MATH 098/099 or MATH& 148 or equivalent. (QS, NS)

## MATH 142 PRECALCULUS II • 5 Cr.

Conic sections; trigonometric functions; identities, inverse trigonometric functions; trigonometric equations; solutions of right triangles, laws of sines and cosines; vectors, polar coordinates, and complex numbers, sequences, series, binomial theorem. Prerequisite: 2.0 or higher in MATH& 141 or equivalent. (QS,NS)

## MATH 146 INTRODUCTION TO STATS • 5 Cr.

Introduction to methods and applications of elementary descriptive and inferential statistics; summarizing data graphically and numerically, probability, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, correlation and linear regression. Prerequisite: P (2.0 or higher) in MATH 090/091 or equivalent. (QS, NS)

## MATH 148 BUSINESS CALCULUS • 5 Cr.

Limits, rates of change, graphing, differentiating, optimizing, polynomials, integration, logarithmic and exponential functions, implicit differentiation, business applications. Prerequisite: 2.0 or better in MATH& 141 or MATH 111. (QS,NS)

## MATH 151 CALCULUS I: ANALYTIC GEOMETRY • 5 Cr.

Limits and continuity; derivatives of algebraic and trig functions; chain rule, implicit differentiation and applications, an introduction to antiderivatives. Prerequisite: 2.0 or higher in MATH& 142 or equivalent. (QS,NS)

## MATH 152 CALCULUS II: ANALYTIC GEOMETRY • 5 Cr.

Calculus of exponential, log, and inverse trig functions; methods of integration; applications of integration; introduction to differential equations; and mathematical modeling. Prerequisite: 2.0 or higher in MATH& 151 or equivalent. (QS,NS)

## MATH 163 CALCULUS 3: ANALYTIC GEOMETRY • 5 Cr.

Sequences, series, Taylor expansions. Vectors, vector functions, space curves. Functions of several variables, partial derivatives, tangent planes. Prerequisite: 2.0 or higher in MATH& 152 or equivalent. (QS,NS)

## MATH 210 LINEAR ALGEBRA • 5 Cr.

This course covers the following topics: linear equations, matrix algebra, use of technology, rigorous proof, vector spaces, linear independence, basis, orthogonality, linear transformations, eigenvalues/vectors, Gram-Schmidt, least squares regression, and applications. Prerequisite: 2.0 or higher in MATH& 163.

## MATH 224 INTERMEDIATE ANALYSIS • 3 Cr.

Review of double integrals in Cartesian and polar coordinates; triple integrals in Cartesian, cylindrical, and spherical coordinates; vector fields; surface integrals; Green's theorem; divergence theorem; Stokes' theorem; sequences and series; Taylor's theorem. Prerequisite: 2.0 or higher in MATH& 163 or equivalent. (E)

## MATH 238 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS • 5 Cr.

Introduction to applied problem solving with first and second order ordinary differential equations using analytical, numerical and graphic methods. Prerequisite: Math 163

## MATH 265 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH • V1-3 Cr.

This course fulfills the missing credit from transferring semester credits to quarter credits for prerequisite coursework for the Nursing DTA only.

## MATH 294 LIGHTNING CLIMATOLOGY RESEARCH I • V1-3 Cr.

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## MATH 294A LIGHTNING CLIMATOLOGY RESEARCH I • V1-3 Cr.

Analyzing cloud to ground (G-G) lightning data, provided by Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), the Bureau of Land Management, and Desert Research Institute, to develop an understanding of the lightning climatology of Western North America. Develop an understanding of the physical processes responsible for the evolution of these events for time scales ranging from intraseasonal to interannual. The primary applied objective of this research is an improved advanced prediction of wildfires. Project is being carried out at Olympic Nation Park (ONP) and Peninsula College with support and collaboration from colleagues at SIO, ONP, University of San Diego, and Northwest Interagency Fire Coordination Center.

## MATH 294B LIGHTNING CLIMATOLOGY RESEARCH II • V1-3 Cr.

Continuation of MATH 294A.

## MATH 294C LIGHTNING CLIMATOLOGY RESEARCH III • V1-3 Cr.

Continuation of MATH 294B. Analyzing cloud to ground lightning data, provided by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, the Bureau of LandManagement, and Desert Research Institute, to develop an understanding of the physical processes responsible for the evolution of these events for time scales ranging from intraseasonal to interannual. The primary applied objective of the research is an improved advanced prediction of wildfires.

## MATH 294D LIGHTNING CLIMATOLOGY RESEARCH IV • V1-3 Cr.

Continuation of MATH 294C.

## MATH 294E LIGHTNING CLIMATOLOGY RESEARCH V • V1-3 Cr.

Continuation of MATH 294D.

## MATH 294F LIGHTNING CLIMATOLOGY RESEARCH VI • V1-3 Cr.

Continuation of MATH 294E.

## MATH 294G LIGHTNING CLIMATOLOGY RESEARCH VII • V1-3 Cr.

Continuation of MATH 294F.

## MATH 295 SPECIAL PROJECT • V1-3 Cr.

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## MATH 999 MATH LAB CLUSTER • 0 Cr.

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