# SRJC Course Outlines

 7/6/2022 6:35:19 AM MATH 27 Course Outline as of Summer 2019 Changed Course CATALOG INFORMATION Discipline and Nbr:  MATH 27 Title:  PRECALC ALG AND TRIG Full Title:  Precalculus Algebra and Trigonometry Last Reviewed:3/14/2022

 Units Course Hours per Week Nbr of Weeks Course Hours Total Maximum 5.00 Lecture Scheduled 5.00 17.5 max. Lecture Scheduled 87.50 Minimum 5.00 Lab Scheduled 0 8 min. Lab Scheduled 0 Contact DHR 0 Contact DHR 0 Contact Total 5.00 Contact Total 87.50 Non-contact DHR 0 Non-contact DHR Total 0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  175.00 Total Student Learning Hours: 262.50

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
Formerly:  MATH 57

Catalog Description:
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College algebra and trigonometry topics, including equations, expressions, functions, inverse functions, and graphs. Also includes polar coordinates, parametric equations, complex numbers, vectors, sequences and series.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Completion of MATH 156 OR MATH 154 OR MATH 155 or AB705 placement into Math Tier 3 or higher

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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College algebra and trigonometry topics, including equations, expressions, functions, inverse functions, and graphs. Also includes polar coordinates, parametric equations, complex numbers, vectors, sequences and series.

Prerequisites:Completion of MATH 156 OR MATH 154 OR MATH 155 or AB705 placement into Math Tier 3 or higher
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

 Associate Degree: Effective: Fall 1981 Inactive: Area: BMC Communication and Analytical ThinkingMath Competency CSU GE: Transfer Area Effective: Inactive: B4 Math/Quantitative Reasoning Fall 1996 B4 Math/Quantitative Reasoning Fall 1981 Spring 1984 IGETC: Transfer Area Effective: Inactive: 2A Mathematical Concepts & Quantitative Reasoning Fall 1998 CSU Transfer: Transferable Effective: Fall 1981 Inactive: UC Transfer: Transferable Effective: Fall 1998 Inactive: C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course

COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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exponential, and logarithmic), understand the characteristics and graphs of these
functions, and apply knowledge to modeling problems.
2.  Solve selected algebraic equations symbolically over the complex numbers, and solve
polynomial, rational, absolute value, radical, exponential, and logarithmic equations
graphically and symbolically over the real numbers.
3.  Define and graph the six trigonometric functions and their inverses, solve equations involving
trigonometric functions symbolically and graphically, and verify trigonometric identities.
4.  Use trigonometric functions, identities, and Laws of Sines and Cosines to solve applications
problems.
5.  Define, graph, and demonstrate appropriate applications of vectors, complex numbers, polar
coordinates, parametric equations, and inverse functions.

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During this course, students will:
1.   Perform advanced operations with functions (using symbolic, graphical, and numerical
representations) and apply knowledge to application and modeling problems.
2.   Define and graph inverse functions.
3.   Define and apply the trigonometric functions, using right triangle and unit circle approaches,
and using degree and radian measures.
4.   Identify and interpret characteristics of functions (including intercepts, turning points, extreme
values, intervals of positive/negative/increasing/decreasing value, transformations,
symmetry, asymptotes, and holes).
5.   Graph polynomial, rational, absolute value, radical, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric,
and inverse trigonometric functions.
6.   Verify and apply trigonometric identities.
7.   Solve equations symbolically and graphically (involving polynomial, rational, absolute value,
radical, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions) over the real numbers; and,
as appropriate, the complex numbers.
8.   Solve application and modeling problems using the trigonometric functions, identities, and the
Laws of Sines and Cosines.
9.   Represent complex numbers in trigonometric form and perform operations.
10. Graph piecewise-defined functions and parametric equations.
11. Use vectors to model applications in mathematics and science.

Topics and Scope
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I. Equations and Inequalities
B. Graphical and algebraic solutions to absolute value equations and inequalities
II. Analysis of Functions and Their Graphs
A. Definition
B. Notation
C. Domain
D. Range
E. Operations, including difference quotients and composition of functions
F. Catalog of functions
G. Symmetry (even and odd functions)
H. Transformations of graphs (shifts, scaling, reflections)
I. Modeling
III. Polynomial and Rational Functions
A. Linear, quadratic, and polynomial functions of higher degree, and their graphs
B. Long division of polynomials
C. Graphs of rational functions
D. Asymptotes and holes
E. Introduction to limit concepts and notation
F. Solutions of polynomial and rational equations and inequalities, using real numbers and
complex numbers as appropriate
IV. Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions
A. Definitions
B. Properties
C. Graphs
D. Equations
E. Applications
V. Trigonometric Functions
A. Radian and degree measures of angles
1. Arc length
2. Area of a sector
3. Linear and angular velocity
B. Right triangle and unit circle definitions
C. Characteristics of trigonometric functions
VI. Identities and Conditional Equations
A. Fundamental identities
B. Sum and difference identities
C. Related identities and their derivations
D. Conditional trigonometric equations and applications
VII. Graphical Representation of Trigonometric Functions
A. Amplitude
B. Reflections
C. Period
D. Phase (horizontal) shift
E. Vertical shifts
VIII. Inverse Trigonometric Functions
A. Definitions
B. Properties
C. Graphs
IX. Solutions of Triangles
A. Right triangles
B. Oblique triangles
C. Laws of Sines and Cosines
D. Applications
X. Complex Numbers, Polar Coordinates, and Parametric Equations
A. Definitions
B. Operations
C. Graphical representation of complex numbers
D. DeMoivre's Theorem
E. Polar coordinates
F. Parametric equations
XI. Two Dimensional Vectors
A. Geometric and analytic definitions
B. Algebra of vectors
C. Trigonometric form of vectors
D. Dot product
E. Applications
XII. Sequences and Series
A. Introduction to finite and infinite sequence and series (sigma) notation
B. Finite and infinite geometric sequences and series
C. Summation of powers of integers
D. Binomial Expansion
1. Factorial notation
2. Pascal's Triangle and/or binomial coefficients

Assignments:
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1. Reading outside of class (0-60 pages per week)
2. Problem sets (1-8 per week)
3. Quizzes (0-4 per week)
4. Projects (0-10)
5. Exams (3-8)
6. Final exam