Week | Topics | Text | Homework | Relevant Videos, etc. |
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8/24 | Administrivia Introduction to trigonometry: similar triangles, right-triangle trigonometry. |
Axler: 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, Kahn's Trig:Units 1-3 | HW0 on WebAssign, Due Fri, 9/28 at 7pm. |
class lectures Definition of Sine and Cosine Soh-Cah-Toa Trig for special angles |

8/31 | The unit circle and radian measure, other trig functions, and their graphs. | Axler: 4.1, 4.2, 4.4, Kahn's Trig:Units 4&5 | HW1 on WebAssign, formerly due Wed. 9/9 at 10am, but extended to Thursday night. Paper homework 1 due in recitation during the week of 9/7 |
class lectures The Unit Circle Radian measure Radian measure applet Trig graphs applet |

9/7 | no class 9/7 or 9/8 Labor Day holiday. Some trigonometric identities. |
Axler: 4.6 | HW2 on WebAssign, Due Wed. 9/16 at 10am. Paper homework 2 due in recitation during the week of 9/14 |
class lectures |

9/14 | Functions and graphs, composition of functions | Axler: 1.1, 1.2, 1.4 | HW3 on WebAssign, Due Wed. 9/23 at 10am. Paper homework 3 due in recitation during the week of 9/21 |
class lectures |

9/21 | Transformation of graphs, inverse functions, inverse trig functions | Axler: 1.3,1.5, 1.6, 5.1, 6.1 | HW4 on WebAssign, Due Wed. 9/30 at 10am. Paper homework 4 due in recitation during the week of 9/28 |
class lectures (exam review) Graph transformations applet 40 trig graph transformation problems applet |

9/28 | inverse trig, review midterm 1 Wednesday, 9/30 8:45pm here is more information about the exam |
Axler: 5.1 | HW5 on WebAssign, Due Wed. 10/7 at 10am. No paper homework this week. |
class lectures |

10/5 | Polynomials, exponents, and rational functions | Axler: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 | HW6 on WebAssign, Due Wed. 10/14 at 10am. No paper homework this week. |
class lectures |

10/12 | exponential functions and logarithms | Axler: chapter 3 | HW7 on WebAssign, Due Wed. 10/21 at 10am. Paper homework 5 due in recitation during the week of 10/26 |
exponential growth and decay applets |

10/19 | exponential functions and logarithms | Axler: chapter 3 | HW8 on WebAssign, Due Wed. 10/28 at 10am. Paper homework 6 due in recitation during the week of 11/2 |
class lectures |

10/26 | Review midterm 2 Thursday, 10/29 8:45pm (more information about the exam here) |
Exams make it all worse, only paper 6 due next week. | class lectures | |

11/2 | Review of trig functions, inverse trig functions, and their graphs Inverse trig identities, law of sines and law of cosines. |
Axler: chapter 4, 5.1 (review), 5.2-5.4 | HW9 on WebAssign, Due Wed. 11/11 at 10am. Paper homework 7 due in recitation during the week of 11/9 |
class lectures |

11/9 | Double and half-angle formulae, addition formulae | Axler: 5.5, 5.6 | HW10 on WebAssign, Due Wed. 11/18 at 10am. No paper homework this week. |
class lectures |

11/16 | Functions and graphs. | HW11 on WebAssign, Due Wed. 11/25 at 10am. No paper homework this week. |
class lectures | |

11/23 | Solving equations no class on 11/25, 11/26, or 11/27 Thanksgiving holiday. |
class lectures | ||

11/30 | more equation solving; review | HW12 on WebAssign, Due Sat. 12/5 at 9pm. |
class lectures | |

12/7 | Final Cumulative Wednesday, Dec 9, 2:15-5:00pm more information |

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