All sections refer to James Stewart, Lothar Redlin, Saleem Watson *Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus*, 6th edition.

Date | Material | Sections |

01/20 | Real numbers, powers. | §1.1, 1.2 |

01/22 | Algebraic expressions, rational expressions. | §1.3, 1.4 |

01/27 | More on rational expressions, equations. | §1.4, 1.5 |

02/29 | Modeling with equations (word problems), inequalities, coordinate geometry. | §1.6, 1.7, 1.8 |

02/03 | Functions, graphs. | §2.1, 2.2, 2.3 |

02/05 | Average rate of change, transformations of functions. | §2.4, 2.5 |

02/10 | More on transformations of functions. | §2.5 |

02/12 | Review. | |

02/17 | Midterm 1. | |

02/19 | Combining functions. | §2.6 |

02/24 | One-to-one functions and inverses. | §2.7 |

02/26 | Quadratic functions. Polynomial functions. | §3.1, 3.2 |

03/03 | Dividing polynomials, real roots. | §3.3, 3.4 |

03/5 | Complex numbers, fundamental theorem of algebra, rational functions. | §3.5, 3.6, 3.7 |

03/10 | Exponential functions and logarithms. | §4.1, 4.2, 4.3 |

03/12 | Properties of logarithms, equations with exponents and logs, applications. | §4.4, 4.5, 4.6 |

Spring break 03/16 – 03/20 | ||

03/24 | Trigonometric functions via the unit circle | §5.1, 5.2 |

03/26 | Graphs of trigonometric functions. | §5.3, 5.4 |

03/31 | Inverse trig functions, applications. | §5.5, 5.6 |

04/02 | Trigonometric functions via right angles. | §6.1, 6.2, 6.3 |

04/07 | Inverse trig functions, laws of sines and cosines. | §6.4, 6.5, 6.6 |

04/09 | Review. | |

04/14 | Midterm 2. | |

04/16 | Trigonometric identities. | §7.1, 7.2 |

04/21 | More identities. Working with equations involving trig functions. | §7.3, 7.4, 7.5 |

04/23 | More equations with trig functions. | §7.5, 7.6 |

04/28 | Polar coordinates. | §8.1, 8.2, 8.3 |

04/30 | Review. |