MAT 120 Precalculus

Catalog description: This course is designed to prepare a student for MAT 210 Calculus I. Topics include solutions to equations; inequalities; algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions.

Time & Place: 3-4:20PM MW, Shineman 132
Syllabus: link
Homework: link
Office: MCC 175
Office hours: 12:45-1:45PM MWF, 12:15-1:15PM Tu, and by appointment

Week 15

11.29 Mon

Chapter 5, part 2

Week 14

Week 14/15 homework due Sunday 12/5 at 11:59PM

11.22 Mon

Section 4.6 Graphs of other trig functions

Chapter 5, part 1

Week 13

Week 13 homework due Sunday 11/21 at 11:59PM

11.17 Wed

Exam 2

11.15 Mon

Section 4.5 Graphs of sine and cosine

Week 12

Week 12 homework due Sunday 11/14 at 11:59PM

11.10 Wed

Sections 4.1-4.7, part 2

11.08 Mon

Sections 4.1-4.7, part 1

Week 11

Week 11 homework due Sunday 11/07 at 11:59PM

11.03 Wed

Sections 4.1-4.4, part 2

11.01 Mon

Sections 4.1-4.4, part 1

Week 10

Week 10 homework due Sunday 10/31 at 11:59PM

10.27 Wed

Section 4.3 Right triangle trigonometry, part 2

10.25 Mon

Section 4.3 Right triangle trigonometry, part 1

Week 9

Week 8+9 homework due Sunday 10/24 at 11:59PM

10.20 Wed

Section 3.6 Modeling with exponential and logarithmic functions

10.18 Mon

Section 3.5 Exponential and logarithmic equations, part 2

Week 8

Week 7+8 homework due Wednesday 10/13 at 11:59PM

Week 8+9 homework due Sunday 10/24 at 11:59PM

10.13 Wed

Section 3.5 Exponential and logarithmic equations, part 1

10.11 Mon

Section 3.4 Properties of logarithms

Week 7

Week 7+8 homework due Wednesday 10/13 at 11:59PM

10.06 Wed

Exam 1

10.04 Mon

Section 2.6 Polynomial inequalities. Section 3.3 Logarithm functions.

Week 6

Week 6 homework due Sunday 10/3 at 11:59PM

09.29 Wed

Section 2.5 Rational functions, part 2. Section 3.2 Exponential functions

09.27 Mon

Section 2.5 Rational functions, part 1

Week 5

Week 5 homework due Sunday 9/26 at 11:59PM

09.22 Wed

Sections 2.2 and 2.3 Introduction to polynomials and Polynomial division, part 2

09.20 Mon

Sections 2.2 and 2.3 Introduction to polynomials and Polynomial division, part 1

Week 4

Week 4 homework due Sunday 9/19 at 11:59PM

09.15 Wed

Section 1.6 Transformations of graphs, part 2

09.13 Mon

Section 1.6 Transformations of graphs, part 1

Week 2

Week 2 homework due Sunday 9/12 at 11:59PM

09.01 Wed

Section 1.8 Algebra of functions and function composition, part 2

08.30 Mon

Section 1.7 Analyzing graphs of functions and piecewise-defined functions, part 1

Section 1.8 Algebra of functions and function composition, part 1

Week 1

Week 1 homework due Wednesday 9/1 at 11:59PM

08.25 Wed

Section 1.3 Functions and relations, part 2

Section 1.7 Analyzing graphs of functions and piecewise-defined functions, part 1

08.23 Mon

Section 1.3 Functions and relations, part 1