Math 160

Fall 2011

Topics

Dr. Wilson

Tentative Schedule

 

Functions                                                                             Chapter 2

Linear Functions                                            

            Slope and intercepts                            1/17

            Graphs

            Applications                                        1/19                 Chapter 1

Exponential Functions                        

            Slope and intercepts                           

            Graphs                                                           

            Compound interest                             

            ex                                                        1/24                 Chapter 3

            Applications                                       

Logs

            Definition                                            1/26                  

            Rules

            Equations                                            1/31                 Chapter 4

            Inverse functions

Quadratic Functions

            Quadratic formula

            Graphs                                                2/2                  Chapter 2.6

            Vertex form                                                                 Chapter 5.3 – 5.5

Higher Order Polynomials                                                       Chapter 9.1 – 9.3

            Graphs                                               

            Even and Odd Functions                                             Chapter 5.2

            Derivatives,

Maxs & Mins,

Pts of inflection                                   2/7                  Chapter 2.5

Rational Functions                                                                  Chapter 9.4 – 9.5

            Asymptotes and intercepts

            Graphs                                                2/9

            Transformations                                  2/14

            Nonlinear Inequalities                          2/16

Trig

            Defns of trig functions                         2/28                 Chapter 6

            Degrees & radians                                                      Chapter 6.3

            Unit circle                                                                   Chapter 6.1

            Graphs of Trig Functions                     3/1                   Chapter 6.2, 6.4, 6.6

            Inverse Trig Functions                         3/6                   Chapter 6.7

            Identities                                             3/8                  Chapter 7.1 – 7.3

            Sinusoidal functions                             3/13                Chapter 6.5, 7.4

            Applications                                        3/15               Chapter 7.4

Binomial Theorem                                           4/3

Series

            Arithmetic & Geometric                                              Chapter 11

            Rational exponents                              4/10

            ex                                                        4/12

            Sines and Cosines                              

            DeMoivre’s Theorem                           4/17

            Natural Logs                                      

            Euler’s Equation                                  4/19