MATH 42 - Precalculus II (MPS)

CRN Schedule ID Location
35737 MATH-42-02MP E 34
  • MTWThF 10:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
  • 5 Units

Course Syllabus

Syllabus in downloadable PDF 


Office Hours in S-76d

Tuesdays 12:30-2:30 

Wednesdays 1:30-2:30 

Thursdays 2:30-3:30


Counselor

Luis Carrillo - carrilloluisalberto@fhda.edu, (408) 864-8774

MPS counselor website


Schedule

Subject to change (dates highlighted in pink are no longer subject to change):

Date
Topic
In class...
Tonight's HW...
M 1/7
Introductions (start 4.1)
Ice breaker and MPS contracts  
T 1/8
Angles (cont. 4.1)
Supplementary angles worksheet
 Start 4.1 (thru #41)
W 1/9
Angles and applications (cont. 4.1)
4.1 group work
 4.1 due Friday
Th 1/10
Right triangle trig (start 4.3)
4.3 group work (A) 
 
F 1/11
Common angles (cont. 4.3)
Quiz 1 (4.1)
 Start 4.3 (thru #63)
M 1/14
Right triangle applications (finish 4.3)
4.3 group work (B)
 4.3 due tomorrow
T 1/15
Unit circle (start 4.2)
Unit circle handout 
 Start 4.2 (thru #29)
W 1/16
Unit circle trig functions (finish 4.2)
Game and flashcards
 4.2 due tomorrow
Th 1/17
General trig functions (start 4.4)
Quiz 2 (4.2, 4.3)
 Start 4.4 (thru #43)
F 1/18
Reference angles (finish 4.4)
Worksheet
 4.4 due Tuesday
M 1/21
No class
T 1/22
Graphs of sin(x) and cos(x) (start 4.5)
Stretching graphs worksheet
 Start 4.5 (thru #47)
W 1/23
Vertical and phase shifts (finish 4.5)
 
 4.5 due tomorrow
Th 1/24
Graphs of tan(x) and cot(x) (start 4.6A)
Quiz 3 (4.4, 4.5)
 
F 1/25
Review 
Worksheets
 
M 1/28
Graphs of sec(x) and csc(x) (finish 4.6A)
 
4.6A due tomorrow 
T 1/29
Inverse trig functions (start 4.7)
4.7 group work (A)
Start 4.7 (thru #17) 
W 1/30
Composing trig functions (finish 4.7)
4.7 group work (B)
4.7 due tomorrow
Th 1/31
Review
Quiz 4 (4.6A, 4.7)
 
F 2/1
Damped trig functions (4.6B)
Applications of trig functions (4.8)
Review
Right triangles worksheet 
Word problem worksheet
4.8 due tomorrow
M 2/4
EXAM 1 (Chapter 4)
T 2/5
Fundamental trig identities (start 5.1)
Worksheet
Start 5.1 (thru #20)
W 2/6
Factoring trig expressions (finish 5.1)
5.1 group work
5.1 due Friday
Th 2/7
Verifying trig equations (5.2)
5.2 group work 
5.2 due Friday
F 2/8
Solving trig equations (start 5.3)
Quiz 5 (5.1, 5.2)  
M 2/11
General solutions to trig equations (cont. 5.3)
5.3 group work (A)
Start 5.3 (thru #37)
T 2/12
Trig solutions for multiple angles (cont. 5.3)
Multiple angles worksheet Continue 5.3 (thru #43)
W 2/13
Solving trig equations (finish 5.3)
 
5.3 due tomorrow
Th 2/14
Proofs of sum and difference formulas (start 5.4)
Quiz 6 (5.3)
 
F 2/15
No Class
M 2/18
T 2/19
Using sum and difference formulas (cont. 5.4)
Exam 1 Part A Make-up
Start 5.4 (thru #39)
W 2/20
Sum and difference formulas (finish 5.4)
Sum and difference formulas worksheets
5.4 due Friday
Th 2/21
Double angle formula (start 5.5)
Worksheet
Start 5.5 (thru #23)
F 2/22
Half angle formula (finish 5.5)
Quiz 7 (5.4, 5.5A)
5.5 due Monday
M 2/25
Using trig formulas (5.4, 5.5)
Review worksheet  
T 2/26
Review
Project 1 due
 
W 2/27
EXAM 2 (Chapter 5)
Th 2/28
Law of Sines with 2 angles (start 6.1)
6.1 group work (a) Start 6.1 (thru #15)
F 3/1
Law of Sines with 2 sides (cont. 6.1)
6.1 group work (b) 6.1 due Tuesday 
M 3/4
Proof of Law of Sines (finish 6.1)
 
T 3/5
Law of Cosines (start 6.2)
Quiz 8 (6.1)
Worksheet
Start 6.2 (thru #35)
W 3/6
Areas of triangles (finish 6.2)
 
6.2 due tomorrow
Th 3/7
Vectors (start 6.3)
  Start 6.3 (thru #23) 
F 3/8
Operations on vectors (cont. 6.3) 6.3 group work (b)  Continue 6.3 (thru #41)  
M 3/11
Standard unit vectors (finish 6.3)
6.3 group work (c) 
6.3 due tomorrow
T 3/12
Dot product (start 6.4)
Quiz 9 (6.2, 6.3)
Worksheet
Start 6.4 (thru #51) 
W 3/13
Orthogonal vectors and projections (finish 6.4)
Worksheet
6.4 due Friday
Th 3/14
Complex numbers (start 6.5)
  6.5 due Monday
F 3/15
Complex numbers (cont. 6.5)
Review
Quiz 10 (6.4)
Exam 2 corrections deadline
Desmos: Imaginary numbers: J3NYNV
 
M 3/18
Complex roots (finish 6.5)
Review
6.5 group work
 
T 3/19
EXAM 3 (Chapter 6)
W 3/20
Polar coordinates (10.7)
Practice test p. 457-458 10.7 due Friday
Th 3/21
Polar equations (10.8)
Project 2 due   
F 3/22
Review
Quiz 11 (10.7)
 
Final Exam: Thursday 9:15-11:15

Homework

4.1 # 11-19 odd, 25-41 odd, 51-57 odd
4.3   # 9, 15-29 odd, 41, 43, 45, 51-63 odd, 67, 69, 71 
4.2 # 9, 11, 25-41 odd, 49
4.4 # 11, 15, 19-31 odd, 37-45 odd, 49, 53, 59, 61, 63, 69, 71, 73, 91, 93, 95 
4.5 # 5-11 odd, 15, 21, 23, 27, 29, 39-49 odd, 53, 57, 73-79 odd
4.6A  # 9-14 all, 15-37 odd
4.7 # 1-4 all, 5-17 odd, 53-63 odd, 77, 79, 83, 85, 110-113 all
4.8 # 7, 9, 11, 19, 25, 57, 60
5.1 # 9, 15-20 all, 21-29 odd, 35-41 odd, 45, 47, 49, 53, 55, 57
5.2 # 15, 19, 23, 25, 27, 31, 33, 37, 43, 45, 51, 52, 68, 69, 71, 73 
5.3 # 13, 15, 17, 23, 25, 31-47 odd, 63, 65, 67
5.4 # 7, 11, 13, 19, 35, 39, 47, 49, 69, 71, 73
5.5 # 7-13 odd, 17-23 odd, 35, 37, 39, 45, 47, 65, 67, 69
6.1 # 5, 7, 9, 13, 15, 17, 21, 25-33 odd, 39, 41
6.2 # 5, 9, 13, 15, 17, 23, 31-39 odd, 43
6.3 # 13-31 odd, 39, 41, 43, 53, 55, 59, 61, 63
6.4 # 7, 11, 15-23 odd, 31, 33, 41, 43, 45, 49-61 odd, 73
6.5 # 5-13 odd, 17, 19, 25, 29, 31, 33, 45, 47, 51, 53, 57, 61
10.7 # 5-13 odd, 19-27 odd, 43-51 odd, 57, 59, 136 
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