Precalculus II

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Course Description: 
MATH&142 is the second course in the standard precalculus sequence and it continues the preparation for calculus and/or physical science courses begun in MATH&141. Contents include: a review of right triangle trigonometry; trigonometric functions; inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities; polar coordinates; vectors; polynomial functions, rational functions, parametric equations; and conic sections. Applications are drawn from the natural and social sciences, and engineering. 5 lecture hours. Satisfies the quantitative skills requirement, science distribution area F requirement, or specified elective for the AA degree.
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Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in MATH& 141 or appropriate placement score.
Course Outcomes: 
  • Use Trigonometric Functions of Angles
  • Periodic Functions
  • Trigonometric Equations and Identities
  • Further Applications of Trigonometry