Course Assignments
Class Date  Assignment  
1 
Tuesday, Jan.
14 
Handouts: Ferris Wheel (See pictures of the London Eye:
1
2) Syllabus Due: Thursday, Jan. 16 Read: General Course Information, the Syllabus, and Section 6.1 and 6.2 Do: Section 6.1  129 odd and purchase a TI83 Plus/TI84 Plus or equivalent and an eHW access code if necessary. Note: the access code is good for one year. Prepare for QUIZ 1 next Tuesday, Jan. 21 over prerequisite skills in the General Course Information packet. Due Thursday, Jan. 23, 11:59 pm: EHW 0 General Course Information and Using eHW. . 

1  Thursday, Jan. 16  Introduced the star of
our show: the sine function (and its sidekick, the cosine function) Read: Section 6.3 and Chapter 6 Tools (p. 301ff) Do: Section 6.2  1, 5, 9, 1127, 3132 Prepare for QUIZ 1 next Tuesday, Jan 21 over prerequisite skills in General Course Information packet and review "Practice Questions to Check MA 153 Skills". (If you do not have a custom text, once you are in Blackboard, click on Start Here, then go to the folder called "Introductory Course Information") Due Thursday, Jan. 23, 11:59 pm: EHW 0 General Course Information and Using eHW. 

2  
2  Tuesday, Jan. 21  Took QUIZ 1 over prerequisites.
Due Thursday, Jan. 23, 11:59 pm: EHW 0 General Course Information
and Using eHW. 

2  Thursday, Jan. 23 
We saw how SOHCAHTOA
and Pythagoras can be a perfect pair. Looked at some right triangle
definitions and applications and at exact values of trig functions of 30°,
45°, 60° and their multiples. Due Thursday, Jan. 23, 11:59 pm: EHW 0 General Course Information
and Using eHW. 

3  
3  Tuesday, Jan. 28 
Handout:
Unit circle with exact values We worked some problems from Writing Assignment 2 on finding angles in radians (exactly). We discussed the domain, range, period, and amplitude of y = sin(x) and y = cos(x) and how these can be determined from the unit circle. We looked at an outside change to the function, which results in the original function being transformed vertically (change to the output).
The first multiplies the output by a quantity; the second
adds/subtracts a quantity to the output. QUIZ 2 over Section 6.1
and 6.2 is now Thursday, Jan. 30 

3  Thursday, Jan. 30  Today: QUIZ 2
on Section 6.1
and 6.2
Tuesday, Feb. 4: QUIZ 3 over Section 6.3
and Ch 6 Tools (SOHCAHTOA and Pythagoras) Test 1 moved to on Thursday, Feb. 13. 

4  
4  Tuesday, Feb. 4 
Took QUIZ 3 over Section 6.3
and Ch 6 Tools (SOHCAHTOA and Pythagoras) Continued Section 6.5. If given a graph, find the midline, period, amplitude, and the horizontal and phase shifts. When specifying horizontal and phase shift, include whether it is regular sine or cosine (or upside down versions of these), whether it is shifted left or right, and by how much. Do: Section 6.5  14, 7, 9, 10, 1927, 34, 41 and find the phase shift of the graphs in the handout (posted on BB). EHW
Test 1 moved to on Thursday, Feb. 13. 

4  Thursday, Feb. 6  Continued Section 6.5. If given a
graph, find the formula.
Reported amplitude, midline, period, horizontal shift, phase shift, and a formula for the graphs in the handout (posted on BB). Read: Section 6.6 Do: Section 6.5  30 42 and Chapter 6 Review 1834 , 4247 EHW:
Test 1 over 6.16.4 and Chapter 6 Tools and
Worksheet on Angles on Thursday, Feb. 13 Due Thursday, Feb. 20: Writing Assignment 3: Trig Graphs 

5  
5  Tuesday, Feb. 11 
Read: Section 6.7 Do: Section 6.6  120 and Section 7.1  815, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32 (Law of Sines) WR3 (Writing Assignment 3): Trig Graphs due Thursday, Feb. 20 EHW
To accommodate winter conditions,
Test 1 is outside of class in the
Math Test Center (G18)
No appointment is necessary. You will not be allowed to take the test if you arrive 1 hour or less before Math Test Center (KT G18) closes. Although the test is what would normally be given in a 75 minute period, you will have unlimited time to take it, constrained only by the hours of the test center. You can only take the test in one sitting. You may not bring any notes or formula sheet, although one will be provided. 

5  Thursday, Feb. 13  No class meeting. Instead,
take Test 1 in the Math Test Center, as described here. EHW03 Section 6.5 due Tues., Feb. 18, 11:59 pm WR3 (Writing Assignment 3): Trig Graphs due Thursday, Feb. 20 

6  
6  Tuesday, Feb. 25 
The Law of Cosines and the Ambiguous Case for the Law of Sines Read: Section 7.2 Do: Section 7.1  17, 27, 28, 31, 35, 37, 39 EHW04 Section 6.66.7 due Thursday, Feb. 27, 11:59 P.M EHW05 Section 7.1 due Tuesday, March 4, 11:59 P.M WR4 (Writing Assignment 4): Law of Sines and Cosines to the Rescue (See BB) due Tuesday, March 20 Thursday: QUIZ 5 on Section 6.56.7 

6  Thursday, Feb. 27 
Read:
Section 7.2 Do: Section 7.2  1, 48, 10, 15, 2130, 33 and handout on Trig Identities (not for handin) EHW04 Section 6.66.7 due Thursday, Feb. 27, 11:59 P.M EHW05 Section 7.1 due Tuesday, March 4, 11:59 P.M WR4 (Writing Assignment 4): Law of Sines and Cosines to the Rescue (See BB) due Thursday, March 20 after Spring Break. Tuesday: QUIZ 6 on Section 7.1 Test 2 is outside of class in the Math Test Center (KT G18). Covers: Sections 6.4  6.7 and 7.1, 7.2 (not trig equations in quadratic form) There is no class meeting on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Walk in with any kind of photo ID and your graphing calculator to take the test during these times  Wed., Mar. 5 9:00 AM7:00 PM (it closes at 8:00 pm)  Thurs., Mar. 6 9:00 AM7:00 PM (it closes at 8:00 pm)  Fri., Mar. 7 9:00 AM 3:30 PM (it closes at 4:30 pm)  Sat., Mar. 8 9:00 AM 11:00 AM (it closes at Noon)  Mon., Mar. 17 9:00 AM  3:30 PM (it closes at 4:30 pm)  Tues., Mar. 18 9:00 AM  3:30 PM (it closes at 4:30 pm)  Wed., Mar. 19 9:00 AM  7:00 PM (it closes at 8:00 pm)  Thurs., Mar. 20 9:00 AM7:00 PM (it closes at 8:00 pm) No appointment is necessary. You will not be allowed to take the test if you arrive 1 hour or less before Math Test Center (KT G18) closes. Although the test is what would normally be given in a 75 minute period, you will have unlimited time to take it, constrained only by the hours of the test center. You can only take the test in one sitting. No notes or formula sheet, although one will be provided. (See BB for what you can expect.) 

7  
7  March 10 15  Spring Break  
7  
7  Tuesday, Mar. 18 
Trig Identities
for Double Angles and Trig Equations Test Cycle opened one
additional day: 

7  Thursday, Mar. 20 
Last day to test is today, Thursday, Mar. 20
Read:
Section 10.1, 10.2 

8  
8  Tuesday, Mar. 25 
Handout: Vectors ( (See BB) Read: Section 10.3 Do: Section 10.1  1  15 and Section 10.2  16, 8, 1316, 19, 22, 24 and Chapter 10 Review  29, 34 EHW06 Section 7.2, 7.3 Trig Identities and 7.5 Polar Coordinates due Thursday, April 3. WR 5: Using Trig Identities (See BB) due Thursday, April 3. 

8  Thursday, Mar. 27 
Read:
Section 11.1 and 11.2 Do: Section 10.3  113, 16 EHW06 Section 7.2, 7.3 Trig Identities and 7.5 Polar Coordinates due Thursday, April 3. EHW07 10.110.3 due 11:59 pm., Thursday, April 10 EHW08 Section 10.3 due 11:59 pm., Thursday, April 10 QUIZ 7 over 7.27.5 Tuesday, April 1 WR 5: Using Trig Identities (See BB) due Thursday, April 3. 

9  Tuesday, April 1 
Read:
Section 11.3 Do: Section 11.1 137 Student's choice and 11.2  19, 4143 EHW06 Section 7.2, 7.3 Trig Identities and 7.5 Polar Coordinates due Thursday, April 3. EHW07 10.110.3 due 11:59 pm., Thursday, April 10 EHW08 Section 10.3 due 11:59 pm., Thursday, April 10 WR 5: Using Trig Identities (See BB) due Thursday, April 3. 

9  Thursday, April 3 
Read:
Section 11.3 and 11.4 Do: 11.2  19, 4143 EHW07 10.110.3 due 11:59 pm., Thursday, April 10 EHW08 Section 10.3 due 11:59 pm., Thursday, April 10 WR 5: Using Trig Identities (See BB) extended to Tuesday, April 8 

10  
10  Tuesday, April 8 
Read:
Section 12.1 Do: Section 11.3  122 and Section 11.4 111 and Chapter 11 Review 113, 15, 18
EHW07 10.110.3 due 11:59 pm., Thursday, April 10 Thursday, April 10: QUIZ 8 over 10.110.3 

10  Thursday, April 10 
Read:
Section 12.2
and 12.3 Do: Section 12.1  116
EHW07 10.110.3 due 11:59 pm., Thursday, April 10 Tuesday, April 15: QUIZ 9 over 11.111.4 

11  
11  Tuesday, April 15 
Parametric Equations, continued Read: Section 12.2 and 12.3 Do: Section 12.1  1734 and Section 12.2  118, 20, 21 EHW09 Section 11.1 due 11:59 pm., Tuesday, April 15 EHW10 11.211.4 due 11:59 pm., Thursday, April 17 EHW11 Sections 12.1 and 12.2 due 11:59 pm., Thursday, April 24 EHW12 Section 12.3 Ellipses due 11:59 pm., Thursday, April 24 WR 6: Job Offer (See BB) due Tuesday, April 22 

11  Thursday, April 17 
Circles and Ellipses Do: Section 12.2  118, 20, 21 and Section 12.3  110, 17a, 18, 19 EHW09 Section 11.1 due 11:59 pm., Tuesday, April 15. EHW10 11.211.4 due 11:59 pm., Thursday, April 17. EHW11 Sections 12.1 and 12.2 due 11:59 pm., Thursday, April 24. EHW12 Section 12.3 Ellipses due 11:59 pm., Thursday, April 24. WR 6: Job Offer (See BB) due Tuesday, April 22.


12  
12  Tuesday, April 22 
QUIZ 10 over 12.112.3 Hyperbolas


12  Thursday, April 24 
No class meeting. Take
Test 3 outside of class. Test Cycle currently is open one additional day: Sat., April 26 9:00 AM11:00 AM (it closes at noon) See Blackboard for a review sheet. 

13  
13  Tuesday, April 29 
Section 7.6 and Review for the Final. See the packet and key in the folder "Reviews for
Exams" on BB.
Thursday, April 24: QUIZ 11 over 12.4 and 7.6 

13  Thursday, May 1  
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