 
Summary: Prerequisites
MAT 130 or placement by the Mathematics Diagnostic Test. Prerequisites are strictly enforced
by the Math Department. A prerequisite can only be waived by the approval of the instructor and
the department chair.
Textbooks and other materials
Precalculus (DePaul Custom Edition), 8th Edition, by M. Sullivan, PearsonPrentice Hall, 2008.
ISBN 0558261469. A scientific calculator such as any TI with model number between TI81 and
TI 84 Plus is required.
Summary of Course
Chapter 4 Polynomials and Rational
Functions
4.5 Real zeros of a polynomial function
Appendix A.7 Complex numbers
4.6 Complex zeros and the fundamental
theorem of algebra
Chapter 6 Trigonometric Functions
6.1 Angles and their measures
6.2 Trigonometric functions
6.3 Properties of the trigonometric functions
6.4 Graphs of the sine and cosine functions
