Precalculus II Math 140
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General Course Description: MATH 140
Preparation for calculus: trigonometric functions and their graphs; analytic geometry, polar coordinates and complex coordinates.
Minimum Units: 4.0
This course uses a fully online format to guide you through the learning experience of this course. We will use these strategies: Presentation of Materials Student Interaction Assessment ● Textbook Readings ● PowerPoint presentations ● Scholarly Articles ● Web Resources ● Video Recordings ● Podcasts ● Programmed Lessons ● Simulations ● Case Studies ● Practicum Experience ● Discussion Forums ● Pair & Share ● Small Group ● Virtual Classroom Sessions ● Chat ● Social Media ● Peer Evaluation ● Field Work ● Community Engagement ● Email ● Student Developed Wiki ● Blog ● Written Assignments ● Projects ● Rubrics ● Checklists ● Quizzes ● Tests ● Self-Assessments ● Oral Presentations ● Quizzes ● Proctored Exams
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
- Graph functions and relations in rectangular coordinates and polar coordinates;
- Synthesize results from the graphs and/or equations of functions and relations;
- Apply transformations to the graphs of functions and relations;
- Recognize the relationship between functions and their inverses graphically and algebraically;
- Solve and apply equations including rational, linear, polynomial, exponential, absolute value, radical, and logarithmic, and solve linear, nonlinear, and absolute value inequalities;
- Solve systems of equations and inequalities;
- Apply functions to model real world applications;
- Identify special triangles and their related angle and side measures;
- Evaluate the trigonometric function of an angle given in degree and radian measure;
- Manipulate and simplify a trigonometric expression;
- Solve trigonometric equations, triangles, and applications;
- Graph the basic trigonometric functions and apply changes in period, phase and amplitude to generate new graphs; and
- Prove trigonometric identities
Tests, examinations, homework or projects where students demonstrate their mastery of the learning objectives and their ability to devise, organize and present complete solutions to problems.