## Schedule for MAT123, Fall 2015

Week Topics Text Homework Relevant Videos, etc.
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
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
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
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