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BC3 Academic Catalog: 2023-2024 
    
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 102 - Trigonometry and Functions

3 Credits: (3 lecture)

Course Description
This course is a study of transcendental functions. Topics include exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions and their applications, the laws of sines and cosines, and graphs of the basic trigonometric functions and conic sections.

Prerequisite MATH 101.


Text
Blitzer, R. (2022).  Algebra and trigonometry with MyLab Math (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Objectives
The student will be able to:

A. Solve exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric equations.

B. Write trigonometric ratios from right triangles.

C. Graph the basic trigonometric functions and conic sections.

D. Verify trigonometric identities.

E. Convert complex numbers to exponential notation.

F. Solve applications of logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric functions.

Content
A. Exponential functions

B. Logarithmic functions and their properties

C. Exponential and logarithmic equations

D. Applications of exponential and logarithmic equations

E. Angle measurement and unit conversions

F. Definitions of trigonometric functions

G. Unit circle

H. Right triangle solutions and applications

I. Inverse trigonometric functions

J. Proofs of trigonometric identities

K. Applications of trigonometric identities

L. Graphs of trigonometric functions

M. Graphs of conic sections

N. Complex number notation

Student Evaluation
Evaluation is based on Homework assignments, Tests, Departmental Midterm and Departmental Final.