MATH-1200-ES31

Welcome to the permanent home page for Section ES31 of MATH-1200 (Trigonometry) at Southeast Community College in the Fall term of 2020. I am Toby Bartels, your instructor.

Course administration:

Contact information:

Readings

The official textbook for the course is the 11th Edition of Algebra & Trigonometry by Sullivan published by Prentice-Hall (Pearson). You will automatically get an online version of this textbook through Canvas, although you can also order a print version if you like. This comes with access to Pearson MyLabs, directly integrated into Canvas), on which many of the assignments appear.

Basic trigonometry

  1. General review:
  2. Circles:
  3. Angles:
  4. Length and area with radians:
  5. Right triangles:
  6. Special angles:
  7. Applications with acute angles:
  8. General angles:
  9. Circular trigonometry:
  10. The trigonometric functions:
Quiz 1, covering the material in Problem Sets 1–10, is available on September 25 Friday.

Advanced trigonometry

  1. Basic sinusoidal graphs:
  2. More basic graphs:
  3. Coordinate transformations:
  4. Transformations of trigonometric functions:
  5. Sinusoidal functions:
  6. Inverse trigonometric operations:
  7. More inverse trigonometric operations:
  8. Sum-angle formulas:
  9. Double-angle and related formulas:
  10. Half-angle formulas:
  11. Simplifying trigonometric expressions:
  12. Trigonometric equations:
  13. Tricky trigonometric equations:
Quiz 2, covering the material in Problem Sets 11–23, is available after class on October 30 Friday.

Applications

  1. Solving right triangles:
  2. The Law of Sines:
  3. The Law of Cosines:
  4. Area of triangles:
  5. Applications of solving triangles:
  6. Harmonic motion:
  7. Polar coordinates:
  8. Equations in polar coordinates:
  9. Graphing in polar coordinates:
  10. Complex numbers:
  11. Vectors:
  12. Vectors and angles:
Quiz 3, covering the material above, is available after class on December 4 Friday.

Quizzes

  1. Basic trigonometry:
  2. Advanced trigonometry:
  3. Applications:

Final exam

A comprehensive final exam is on December 11 Friday from 10:00 to 11:40. The exam will consist of questions similar in style and content to those in the practice final exam (TBA).
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