Trigonometry and College Algebra

MTH13
D02 Section 51468
Tuesday, Thursday, 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm, room CP 309
 

 
Week 6

Midterm Exam will be based on material from Chapters 3, 9, 12, and 13.
03/05 We will cover:
Section 13.3 EProperties of Logarithms


At the end of the class we will have quiz 5 based on Sections 3.1, 3.2, and 3.4 (HWs 8 and 9)
HW 9
(due date: Thursday, March 5th)


Section 13.1 / to be posted
Section 13.2 / to be posted
03/03 We will cover:
Section 13.1 Exponential Functions
Section 13.2 Logarithmic Functions
HW 8
(due date: Thursday, March 5th)


Section 13.1 / to be posted
Section 13.2 / to be posted
Week 5

Midterm Exam will be based on material from Chapters 3, 9, 12, and 13.

Midterm Exam review problems
02/27 We will cover:
Section 3.4 The Graph of a Function

At the end of the class we will have quiz 4 based on Sections 12.3-12.6 (HWs 5, 6, and 7)
HW 9
(due date: Tuesday, March 3rd)


Section 3.4 / to be posted
02/25 We will cover:
Section 3.1 Introduction to Functions
Section 3.2 More about Functions
HW 8
(due date: Thursday, February 27th)


Section 3.1 / to be posted
Section 3.2 / to be posted
Week 4
02/20 Review of Chapter 9 and 12 material

We went over problems 2, 6, 14, 43 and 49 from Chpater Review, and problem 1 from Chapter Practice Test.

We did problems 4, 7, and 14 from the Chapter 12 Review, the rest: 28, 34, 42, 46, 57, 63, 68, 70 and 72 I suggested to work on your own. Here are the solutions with answers: Chapter 12 Review

At the end of the class we had quiz 3 based on Sections 12.1 and 12.2 (HW 4)
 
02/18 We will finish Section 12.6 Products, Quotients, Powers, and Roots of Complex Numbers
and
Review chapters 9 and 12
HW 7
(due date: Tuesday, February 25th)


Section 12.6 / 42
Week 3

Note that on Wednesday, February 12th the college is closed - Lincoln's birthday
on Monday, February 17th the college is closed - President's day
 
02/13 We will cover:
Section 12.5 Exponential Form of a Complex Number
Section 12.6 Products, Quotients, Powers, and Roots of Complex Numbers

At the end of the class we will have quiz 2 based on Sections 9.2 and 9.3 (HW 2)
HW 6
(due date: Tuesday, February 18th)


Section 12.5 / 16, 32, 34, 36;
Section 12.6 / 5, 7, 9, 11, 17, 26, 32

Solutions: Section 12.5, Section 12.6
02/11 We will cover:
Section 12.3 Graphical Representation on Complex Numbers
Section 12.4 Polar Form of Complex Numbers
HW 5
(due date: Tuesday, February 18th)


Section 12.3 / 8, 16, 26;
Section 12.4 / 12, 18, 22, 34

Solutions: Section 12.3, Section 12.4
Week 2
02/06 We will cover:
Section 12.1 Basic Definitions
Section 12.2 Basic Operations with Complex Numbers
HW 4
(due date: Thursday, February 13th)


Section 12.1 / 6, 11, 14, 20, 26, 35, 56, 67;
Section 12.2 / 8, 16, 22, 30

Solutions: Section 12.1, Section 12.2
02/04 We will cover:
one more example from Sections 9.3 Vector Addition by Components
Section 9.4 Applications of vectors

At the end of the class we will have quiz 1 based on Section 9.1 (HW 1)
HW 3
(due date: Tuesday, February 11th)


Section 9.4 exercises: 8, 10, and

(9th edition book, problem 4): To straighten a small tree, two horizontal ropes perpendicular to each other are attached to the tree. If the tensions in the ropes are 18.5 lb and 23.0 lb, what is the resultant force on the tree?

Answers and solutions: Section 9.4
Week 1
01/30 We will cover:
Section 9.2 Components of Vectors
Sections 9.3 Vector Addition by Components

Useful link: more about vectors at Khan Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/linear-algebra/vectors-and-spaces/vectors/v/vector-introduction-linear-algebra
HW 2
(due date: Thursday, Feb. 6th)


8th, 9th and 10th Editions:
Section 9.2 exercises: 6, 18, 22
Section 9.3 exercises: 4, 12, 28

Answers and solutions: Section 9.2, Section 9.3
01/28 Welcome to the MTH 13 course!

During this week make yourself familiar with this web site!
In case if you miss a class, this is the place to visit and see what we covered, what is the homework assignment. In addition, any announcements I made in class will be also posted here.

The first two chapters (Chapter 9 and 10) of our book are available online through our library e-reservses:
http://bcc-cuny.libguides.com/er.php?course_id=37618#
Note that there will be no excuses made due to you not having a book, since the first two chapters are immediately available to you at our library!

Today we covered:
part of Section 9.1 Introduction to Vectors

Useful link: see video about difference between Vectors and Scalars:
http://www.khanacademy.org/video/introduction-to-vectors-and-scalars?topic=physics-1

Grid paper: grid-lined-paper.pdf
HW 1
(due date: Tuesday, Feb. 4th)


8th Edition: p. 263 / 14, 24, 28, 32
9th Edition: pages 258 - 259 / 14, 24, 28, 32
10th Edition: pages 261 - 262 / 14, 24, 28, 32

Answers and solutions: MTH13-Section9_1.pdf