College Trigonometry, Fall 2016
Dr. Timothy D. Comar
Schedule
Bold, numbered homework assignments will be collected.
Additional problems or modifications will be announced by tthe instructor.
Date 
Section 
Topic 
Problems 
Tuesday, 8/29 
Introduction, 1.3 
Introduction to Functions 
1.3: 155 (odd) 
Thursday, 8/31 
No Class 

Tuesday, 9/6 
1.3, 1.4 
Introduction
to Functions, Properties of Graphs 
1.3: 57107 (odd); 1.4: 185 
Thursday, 9/8 
1.5,1.6 
The Algebra of Functions 
HW
#1: 1.3: 54. 72, 78, 80, 85; 1.4: 68, 72, 86, Project 2 1.5: 181 (odd), 1.6:
125 (odd) 
Tuesday, 9/13 
1.6, 1.7 
Inverse
Functions, Modeling Data Using
Regression 
1.6:
2761 (odd) 
Thursday, 9/15 
Review 

HW #2: 1.5: 66, 72, Project 2; 1.6: 20, 38, 54, 62, Project 1 Chapter 1: Assessing Concepts, p. 111: 110, Chapter 1 Review Exercises: 172, Chapter 1 Test: 120 Soft by recommended deadline for HW#3. 
Tuesday, 9/20 
Exam 1 


Thursday, 9/22 
2.1 
Angles and Arcs 
HW #3: 1.7 18, 26, 32, 34, Project 4 2.1: 197 (odd) 
Tuesday,
9/27 
2.2 
Right Triangle Trigonometry 
2.2: 171 (odd), 
Thursday, 9/29 
2.3 
Trigonometric Functions
of Any Angle 
HW #4: 2.1: 72, 84, 98; 2.2: 58, 64, 66, Project 2 2.3: 195 (odd) 
Tuesday, 10/4 
2.4 
Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers 
2.4: 
Thursday, 10/6 
2.5 
Graphs of the Sine and
Cosine Functions 

Tuesday, 10/11 
2.6 
Graphs of the Other Trigonometric Functions 
2.6: 169 (odd) 
Thursday, 10/13 
2.7 
Grahping Techniques 
HW #6: 2.5: 48, 60, 64, 78; 2.6: 32, 52, 62, Project 1 2.7: 187 (odd) 
Tuesday, 10/18 
2.8 
Harmonic Motion 
2.8: 143 (odd) 
Thursday, 10/20 
Review 
HW #7: 2.7: 54, 66, 72, 84, Project 1; 2.8: 28, 32, 42, Project 1 Chapter
2: Assessing Concepts; Chapter 2 Review 158; Chapter 2 Test 

Tuesday, 10/25 
Exam 2 


Thursday, 10/27 
3.1 
Verification of Trigonometric
Identities 
3.1 177 (odd) 
Tuesday, 11/1 
3.2 
Sum, Difference, and
Cofunction Identities 
3.2: 183 (odd) 
Thursday, 11/3 
3.3 
Double and HalfAngle Identities 
HW
#8: 3.1: 34, 44, 76; 3.2: 38, 62, 70, 88
3.3::
191 (odd) 
Tuesday, 11/8 
3.5 
Inverse Trigonometric Functions 
3.5: 199
(odd) 
Thursday, 11/10 
3.6 
Trigonometric
Equations 
HW #9: 3.3: 10, 38, 50, 68, Project 1; 3.5: 56, 72, 76, Project 1
3.6: 199
(odd), 103, 107 
Tuesday, 11/15 
4.1, 4.2 
The
Law of Sines, The Law of Cosines and Area 

Thursday, 11/17 
4.3 
Vectors 
HW
#10: 3.6: 14, 84, 94, 104, Project 1; 4.1: 30, 40,46; 4.2: 5 
Tuesday, 11/22 
Review 
HW #11: 4.3: 44, 48, 80, 88, Project 2 Chapters 3 and 4 Assessing Concepts; Chapters 3 and 4 Review Exercises;Chapter 3 Test; Chapter 4 Test, Chapters 3 and 4 Cumulative Review Exercises (all) 

Thursday, 11/24 
No Class 


Tuesday, 11/29 
Exam 3 


Thursday, 12/1 
6.5 
Introduction to Polar
Coordinates 

Tuesday, 12/6 
6.7 
Parametric Equations 
6.7: 141 (odd) 
Thursday,
12/8 
Review 
HW #12: 6.5: 50, 70, Project 1; 6.7: 14, 34, 42 Chapter 6 Asssesing
Concepts: 1112, Chapter 6 Review Exercises: 2542 4754, Chapter
6: Test: 1020; Chapter 6 Cumulative Review: 217, 19,20; plus all
review materials from Chapters 14 listed above 

Thursday,
12/15 
Final 
1:00 p.m.  3:00
p.m., Birck 112 
Assignments are subject to change. Please check this web page at http://www.ben.edu/faculty/tcomar/index.htm for any changes, which will also be announced in class.
Contact Dr. Comar: tcomar@ben.edu
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