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Northern Virginia Community College

Precalculus with Trigonometry, MTH 166

 

Course Description (from the College):

Presents college algebra, analytic geometry, trigonometry, and algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions.  The general purpose of this course is to prepare the student for a course in a rigorous calculus sequence by providing them with the necessary competencies in algebra, functions, and analytic geometry, as well as competence in using a graphing utility.  This course prepares students for MTH 173-4.

 

Syllabus -- in Word format

Important Dates (traditional section)
Exam I -- Thursday, September 14th key/review/review key
Exam II -- Tuesday, October 3rd key/review/review key
Exam III -- Thursday, October 26th key/review/review key
Exam IV -- Thursday, November 30th key/review/review key
Final Exam -- Tuesday, December 12th 2:00 key/review/formula sheet
 

see the syllabus for a more detailed calendar
 

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Announcements:

Math Office: AA 352
NOVA Math office: 703-845-6220
My NOVA email: bmccall@nvcc.edu
Office Hours: TR 4:30-6:00


 

In Class Activities

 

 

Homework

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Handouts

Unit Circle Handout
Conic Sections -- key
Proofs with Trig Identities -- key
Solving Trig Equations -- key
Domain & Range of Trig Functions & Inverses -- key
Polar Coordinates -- key
Complex Numbers
Bearings Problems
Sequences Worksheet -- key
Trig Functions Activity -- key
Quadratic Regression
Rational Functions
Conic Sections
Transformations
Exponential & Logarithmic Equations
Graphing Real Zeros
Long Division

 

Projects

Modeling with Polynomials
Navigation Project

 

Answer Keys

Quiz #1 -- key
Quiz #2 -- key
Quiz #3 -- key
Quiz #4 -- key
Quiz #5 -- key
Quiz #6 -- key
Quiz #7 -- key
Quiz #8 -- key
Quiz #9 -- key
Quiz #10 -- key
Quiz #11 -- key
Quiz #12 -- key
Quiz #13 -- key
Quiz #14 -- key
Quiz #15 -- key
Quiz #16 -- key

 

Links!

PDF Graph Paper
Free Online Math Courses
PhET Simulations
EdReady
Complex Numbers
Ellipse Animation

Trigonometry at CSCC
College Algebra at CSCC

 

 
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