Pre-Calculus Information (MATH 418)

Course description

Analysis and applications of algebraic and transcendental functions with special emphasis on exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. Graphical analysis. Written projects will be required on some or all of the following topics: rates of change, optimization, logarithmic or exponential modeling, and trigonometric functions. Intended for students planning to take MATH 425. Prereq: MATH 302 or the equivalent. 4 credits.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Will Math 418 be offered in the fall?
Answer: Yes

Question: What grade do I need in order to advance to calculus?
Answer: A student is required to earn a grade of C or better in MATH 418 to advance to Calculus. A grade of C- in MATH 418 is not sufficient for entry into MATH 425.

Question: Is MATH 418 required to enroll in Math 420, Finite Mathematics?
Answer:  Math 418 is NOT required to enroll in Math 420. The equivalent of Math 302, Elementary Math II, is required to enroll in Math 420.

Question: I want to audit MATH 418 instead of taking it for credit. Am I allowed to do this?
Answer:  A student can audit any course at UNH.

Question: What if I audit MATH 418 instead of taking it for credit? Can I advance to calculus?
Answer:  The prerequisites for Math 425 are: AP credit, a Grade of C or better in Math 418, or a qualifying score on the placement test.  If you audit MATH 418 you will have to pass the placement test in order to advance to calculus.