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Sophia’s Precalculus course prepares you for the skills needed for Calculus I. In this course, you will build off the topics in Sophia’s College Algebra by evaluating and graphing functions, and solving systems of equations using matrices.

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This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 17 Challenges (formative assessments) and 6 Milestones (summative assessments) with an overall score of 70% or better.

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Learning outcomes

<p>At the end of the course, you'll be able to:<br></p> <ul><li>Evaluate and graph functions and solve systems of equations.</li><li>Graph power, polynomial, and rational functions and model real-world situations.</li><li>Find derivatives of functions and apply the differentiation process when appropriate.</li><li>Analyze trigonometric functions through graphs, equations, and identities.</li><li>Write equations of conic sections, write the nth term and find the sum of arithmetic and geometric sequences, and expand powers of binomials.</li></ul>
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