Math& 142 ~ Precalculus II  
 
 
 

Course Description
This course covers trigonometric functions, complex numbers, the solution of triangles, and conic sections.

Prerequisite
Math 141 with a grade of C or higher, or equivalent math placement score.

Mode of Delivery (Modes)
Lecture.

Offered
Fall, Winter, Spring

Required for:
MATH 151


Course Content

Text:Precalculus, 5th. Edition, Stewart, Redlin, Watson Brooks/Cole ISBN: 0-495-55750-1

5. Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers
5.1 The Unit Circle
5.2 Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers
5.3 Trigonometric Graphs
5.4 More Trigonometric Graphs
5.5 Modeling Harmonic Motion

6. Trigonometric Functions of Angles
6.1 Angle Measure
6.2 Trigonometry of Right Angles
6.3 Trigonometric Functions of Angles
6.4 The Law of Sines
6.5 Law of Cosines

7. Analytic Trigonometry
7.1 Trigonometric Identities
7.2 Addition and Subtraction Formulas
7.3 Double-Angle, Half-Angle, and Sum-Product Formulas
7.4 Inverse Trigonometric Functions
7.5 Trigonometric Equations

8. Polar Coordinates and Vectors
8.1 Polar Coordinates
8.2 Graphs of Polar Equations
8.3 Polar Form of Complex Numbers; DeMoivre's Theorem
8.4 Vectors
8.5 The Dot Product

10. Analytic Geometry
10.1 Parabolas
10.2 Ellipses
10.3 Hyperbolas
10.4 Shifted Conics
10.5 Rotation of Axes
10.6 Polar Equations of Conics
10.7 Plane Curves and Parametric Equations