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Precalculus

the Mathematics of Numbers, Functions and Equations

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Topics Covered
  • Numbers: integers, rationals, real numbers, absolute value, induction.
  • Functions: graphs, integer powers, roots and radicals, rational powers.
  • Algebra: polynomials and their roots, quadratic polynomials, polynomial division, finding roots, binomial coefficients.
  • Equations: types of equations, equivalence, polynomial equations, equations involving a radical, equations with several radicals/with absolute values, equations in several variables.
  • Inequalities: linear and polynomial inequalities, inequalities involving radicals and absolute values.

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Rating 4.6 based on 12 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 6 hours per week
Starts Jun 3 (11 weeks ago)
Cost $59
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Instructors Carlo Mariconda, Alberto Tonolo, Francis Clarke, Valentina Franceschi, Francesco Mattiello
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Language English
Subjects Programming Engineering
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avoid using papers in one review

It could have better exercise material (to avoid using papers which I hate) but that's just me.

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This course takes a lot of time and work, you must have a pretty good base of algebra to start with as you are expected to be able to manipulate difficult equations etc easily....or be really quick at learning!

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the hardest part was inequalities involving absolute values.

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Rating 4.6 based on 12 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 6 hours per week
Starts Jun 3 (11 weeks ago)
Cost $59
From University of Padova via FutureLearn
Instructors Carlo Mariconda, Alberto Tonolo, Francis Clarke, Valentina Franceschi, Francesco Mattiello
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Programming Engineering
Tags C R Science, Engineering & Maths

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