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MATH 150 - Class Schedule

Textbook: Functions, Trigonometry, and Linear Systems (Precalculus)
ONLINE TEXTBOOK: PreCalc (WebAlg)- by Dr. Mike Stecher

Schedule

  • Week 1
    • 1A, 1B, 1C. Topics covered: real numbers, exponents, radicals, polynomials.
  • Week 2
    • 1C, 1D, 1E, 2A. Topics covered: polynomials, rational expressions, complex numbers, solving equations
  • Week 3
    • 2A, 2B. Topics covered: solving equations, solving inequalities.
  • Week 4
    • Exam 1 (1A - 1E, 2A - 2B) 3A, 3B. Topics covered: rectangular coordinate system, graphs of equations.
  • Week 5
    • 3B, 3C, 4A, 4B. Topics covered: graphs of equations, linear equations and inequalities in two variables, functions, graphs of functions.
  • Week 6
    • 4B, 4C, 4D. Topics covered: graphs, transformations of functions, extreme function values.
  • Week 7
    • 4D, 4E, 4F, 5A. Topics covered: max/min applications, combinations of functions, inverse functions, polynomial functions.
  • Week 8
    • Exam 2 (3A - 3C, 4A - 4F, 5A), 5B. Topics covered: rational functions.
  • Week 9
    • 5B, 5C, 5D. Topics covered: rational functions, exponential functions, logarithmic functions.
  • Week 10
    • 5D, 6A, 6B, 7A, 7B. Topics covered: logarithmic functions, exponential and logarithmic equations, applications of exponentials and logarithms, systems of linear and non-linear equations.
  • Week 11
    • 8A, 8B, 8C, 8D. Topics covered: angles and circles, trigonomentric functions and their graphs, trigonomentric identities.
  • Week 12
    • Exam 3 (5B - 5D, 6A - 6B, 7A - 7B, 8A - 8D), 8E, 8F. Topics covered: inverse sine functions, inverse trigonometric functions.
  • Week 13
    • 8G, 8H (Thanksgiving falls this week). Topics covered: law of sines and cosines, solving trigonometric equations
  • Week 14
    • 8H, 9A, 9B, 9C, 9D. Topics covered: solving trigonometric equations, vectors, scalar multiplication, vector addition, vector length.
  • Week 15
    • 9D, 9E, Review for Final Exam. Toics covered: vector length, dot product.

    Please send comments, questions, or suggestions to Alisa Baron at "alisa@math.tamu.edu".


    Updated: November 30, 2010 (crw)