Precalculus Algebra

Catalog number: MATX-116

Description: The examination measures knowledge and understanding of material and skills typically taught in an undergraduate course that serves as the final algebra course for liberal arts students who do not need calculus, or as a preparatory course for students who will need to go on to take more advanced mathematics courses. The content of the examination reflects comprehension of college-level algebra skills and concepts. It measures knowledge and understanding of the following major themes: solving a variety of equations and inequalities; graphing, analyzing and applying transcendental and algebraic functions; and operations with functions. (Multiple-choice examination.)

Exam Type: Multiple Choice

Credit / Level: 3.0 / Lower

Exam Fee: $95*

* Fee shown is for the exam only. Other associated expenses such as books and study resources, or travel, lodging, or providing any required documentation or background checks, are additional.


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