Instructor: Ljudmila Kamenova
Office: 3-115. Math Tower.
email: kamenova at
Meeting: MF 12:50-2:10 p.m. Earth & Space 177. First 6 weeks of the semester only.
Office hours: M 11-12 a.m. in 3-115 (Math Tower) and W 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. in the Math Learning Center.

Description: Inverse functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, radian measure of angles and trigonometric functions. Open to prospective students in engineering, physical sciences, and mathematics who need to bridge the gap between MAT 122 and 125 or MAT 131 or AMS 151.
May not be taken for credit in adittion to MAT 123.

Text: The textbook is Analytic Trigonometry with Applications, 9th edition, by Barnett, Ziegler, and Byleen.

Grading: There will be four homework assignments, four in-class assignments, and a final exam. Each homework assignment and in-class assignment will be worth 10% of your final grade while the final will be worth double. If we fall behind and have to cancel in-class assignments, the final will be worth more. If your grade on the final is better than your overall grade, then it will supercede everything else.

Prerequisites: C or higher in MAT 122.

On Friday 22nd, class was canceled due to the bad weather. Note the change of our schedule below.

The review sheet for the final is here.

Week 1. Monday, January 28: Introduction, 1.1.; Friday, February 1: 1.2, 1.3.
Week 2. Monday, February 4: 1.4, in-class exam 1; Friday, February 8: (HW1 due) 2.1, 2.3.
Week 3. Monday, February 11: 2.5, in-class exam 2; Friday, February 15: (HW2 due) 3.1, 3.2.
Week 4. Monday, February 18: 3.3, in-class exam 3; Friday, February 22: Canceled due to weather
Week 5. Monday, February 25: (HW 3 due) 4.1, 4.2; Friday, February 29: 4.3, in-class exam 4
Week 6. Monday, March 3: (HW4 due) 4.4, Review; Friday, March 7: Final exam.

Homework sets:
HW1 (due Feb 8). 1.1: 32 and 40; 1.2: 4; 1.3: 26; 1.4: 2. Click here for the problems.
HW2 (due Feb 15). 2.1: 6 and 17; 2.3: 44 and 46; 2.5: 32. Click here for the problems.
HW3 (due Feb 25). 3.1: 6 and 16; 3.2: 4 and 12; 3.3: 4. Click here for the problems.
HW4 (due March 3). 4.1: 8, 28 and 40; 4.2: 16; 4.3: 4. Click here for the problems.

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