Precalculus

Department: 
MATH
Course Number: 
1113
Hours - Lecture: 
3
Hours - Lab: 
0
Hours - Recitation: 
2
Hours - Total Credit: 
4
Typical Scheduling: 
Every spring and fall semesters

Analytic geometry, the function concept, polynomials, exponential, logarithms, trigonometric functions, mathematical induction, the theory of equations.

Prerequisites: 

Permission of the Instructor

Course Text: 

Precalculus: A Unit Circle Approach, 3rd edition, by Ratti, McWaters, and Skrzypek

 

Topic Outline: 
Topic Text Sections Lectures
Real Numbers; Factoring A.1, A.3, A.8 2
Graphs and Functions 1.1-1.7 7
Polynomial and Rational Functions 2.1-2.5 4
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 3.1-3.5 4
Trigonometric Functions 4.1-4.6 4
Analytic Trigonometry 5.1-5.5 3
Matrices and Systems of Equations 8.1-8.2 3
Conic Sections 9.2-9.4 2