Proposed Schedule of Events

Fall 2016

Week

Chapter

Activity

       

2

Functions

  1

1.10

Lines

  

2.1

What is a function?

   

  

 

2

2.2

Graphs of functions

  

2.2

cont'd

  

1.11

Making Models Using Variation

  

1.5

Equations

  

  

  

3

1.6

Modeling with equations

 

2.3

Getting Information from the Graph of a Function

 

2.4

Average rate of change: incr. & decr. functions

 

2.5

Transformations of functions

     

4

3.1

Quadratic Functions and Models

 

p. 213

Modeling with functions

     

5

2.7

Combining Functions

   

Review

   

TEST 1

     
 

3

Polynomials and Rational Functions

6

3.2

Polynomial functions and their graphs

  

3.5-3.6

Complex numbers and complex roots

 

3.7

Rational functions & Laboratory 1 Assigned

     
 

4

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

7

2.7

One-to-one functions and their inverses

 

4.1

Exponential functions

 

4.2

The Natural Exponential Function

 

4.3

Logarithmic functions

      

8

4.4

Laws of logarithms

 

4.5

Exponential and logarithmic equations

  

4.6

Modeling with exponential and logarithmic functions

     

9

 

Review

   

TEST 2

    

Basic Right Triangle Trigonometry

       
 

5

Trigonometric Functions: Unit Circle Approach

10

5.1

The unit circle

 

5.2

Trigonometric functions of real numbers

 

5.3

Trigonometric graphs

     

11

5.3

cont'd

 

5.4

More trigonometric graphs

 

5.5

Inverse trigonometric functions and their graphs

  

5.5

cont'd and Laboratory 2 Assigned

     
  

6

Trigonometric Functions: Right Triangle Approach

12

6.1

Angle measure

 

6.2

Trigonometry of right triangles

     

13

6.5

Law of Sines

 

6.6

Law of Cosines

      
  

7

Analytic Trigonometry

14

7.1

Trigonometric Identities

   

Review

   

TEST 3

        

15

8.1

Polar Coordinates

 

8.2

Graphs of Polar Equations

    

Review for Final Exam

 

 

 

 

 

Final Exam

Wednesday, December 16 at 8:00 AM

Room TBA

 

 

 

*** This course syllabus is subject to change at the discretion of the instructor ***

If you have any problems with class/instructor, discuss them first with your instructor and then, for additional assistance contact the Mathematics Department Chair, Dr. James McDonale (860.768.4825).