Trigonometry (Math 117): Syllabus

Trigonometry (Math 117)

Prof. Jon Kahl

Approximate Syllabus

Each day will consist of two sessions separated by a 10-minute break. Exam days may include a review session and/or a lecture.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  1. The dates listed are approximate. Depending on the speed with which material is presented, these dates may change. Adjustments to the syllabus will be announced in class.
  2. The homework problems listed are the problems that appear in the textbook at the end of each section. Answers to odd-numbered problems appear at the end of the textbook. Homework will not be collected and graded.

Date Topic Textbook
Section
Homework Problems
Mon
Jan. 5
Angles and Their Measure 6.1 1-69 odd, 91, 95
Tue
Jan. 6
Right Triangle Trigonometry 6.2 1-35 odd, 37, 47, 62, 67
Wed
Jan. 7
Trigonometric Functions: A Unit Circle Approach 6.3 1-63 odd
Thu
Jan. 8
Properties of Trigonometric Functions 6.4 1-11 odd, 21-25 odd, 47, 49, 61-64
(replace "viewing window" with "sheet of graph paper")
Fri
Jan. 9
EXAM I (on Sections 6.1 - 6.4)
Mon
Jan. 12
More General Trigonometric Functions 6.5 1-15 odd, 21-43 odd, 93
Tue
Jan. 13
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Basic Trigonometric Identities and Their Use
6.6
7.1
6.6: 1-51 odd, 89
7.1: 1-25 odd, 39-75 odd, 89-93 odd,103-109 odd
Wed
Jan. 14
Sum, Difference and Cofunction Identities
Double-Angle and Half-Angle Identities
7.2
7.3
7.2: 9-19 odd, 39, 41
7.3: 1-9 odd, 15, 18, 20, 21, 25,27
Thu
Jan. 15
EXAM II (on Sections 6.5 - 7.3)
Fri
Jan. 16
Trigonometric Equations 7.5 1-20 odd, 24, 32, 33, 39, 41, 47, 50, 53, 68
Mon
Jan. 19
NO CLASS - MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY
Tue
Jan. 20
Law of Sines 8.1 2, 5, 7, 11, 13, 15, 17, 20, 25, 29, 30, 34, 36
Wed
Jan. 21
Law of Cosines 8.2 5, 7, 10, 12, 13, 18, 21, 24, 30, 37, 40, 49
Thu
Jan. 22
EXAM III (on Sections 7.5, 8.1, 8.2)
Fri
Jan. 23
Make-up session for snow day (if needed)

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