MATH 43  Precalculus III
CRN 
Schedule ID 
Location 
02524 
MATH4305 

21248 
MATH4310 
 Section 5: MTWThF 9:30  10:20 a.m.
 Section 10: MTWThF 11:30 a.m.  12:20 p.m.
 5 Units
Course Syllabus
Syllabi for Section 5 and Section 10 in downloadable PDF
Other Information
Where to rent a graphing calculator
My office hours are Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri 10:3011:20 in S76D.
Schedule
Subject to change (dates in red are no longer subject to change):
Date  In class... 
Tonight's HW... 
M 9/26 
Introduction; Parametric equations (start 10.6) 

T 9/27 
Parametric equations (10.6 cont.); Assign group presentations from 10.7 
Write group presentation (10 pts) 
W 9/28 
Parametric equations (finish 10.6); Polar coordinates (start 10.7) Start mini presentations 
10.6 
Th 9/29 
Polar equations (finish 10.7, start 10.8); Finish mini presentations 
10.7; study for quiz 
F 9/30 
Quiz 1(10.6, 10,7); Graphing polar equations (10.8 cont.) 

M 10/3  Graphing polar equations (finish 10.8, start 10.9); Video on conic sections  10.8 
T 10/4  Polar equations of conics (finish 10.9)  10.9 
W 10/5  Hyperbolic functions (handout)  
Th 10/6  Hyperbolic functions cont.  Study for quiz; start working on Project 1 
F 10/7 
Quiz 2 (10.8, 10.9) 
Drop deadline is Sunday 
M 10/10  Inverse hyperbolic functions 
Hyperb. fns. handout 
T 10/11  Systems of inequalities (7.1, start 7.5)  
W 10/12  Systems of inequalities cont. (finish 7.5)  Study for quiz 
Th 10/13  Quiz 3 (hyperb. fns)  Finish Project 1 
F 10/14 
Project 1 due at start of class (1st 5 minutes) Review for Exam 1 
Pass/No Pass deadline today 
M 10/17  EXAM 1 (10.610.9, hyperb. fns., 7.5)  
T 10/18  Linear systems (7.2, start 7.3)  
W 10/19 
Linear systems cont. (7.3 cont.); 

Th 10/20 
Linear systems (finish 7.3)  7.3; study for quiz 
F 10/21 
Quiz 4 (7.3) Intro to matrices (start 8.1) 

M 10/24  Matrices (8.1 cont.)  
T 10/25  Matrices (Finish 8.1)  8.1 
W 10/26  Matrix operations (start 8.2)  
Th 10/27  Matrix operations (finish 8.2) 
Study for quiz 
F 10/28  Quiz 5 (8.1)  8.2 
M 10/31 
3dimensional coordinates (start 11.1) Assign group presentations from 11.2 
Write group presentation (10 pts) 
T 11/1  Spheres (finish 11.1)  
W 11/2 
Vectors (start 11.2) Start mini presentations 

Th 11/3 
Orthogonal vectors and determinants (finish 11.2, start 8.4); Finish mini presentations 
Study for quiz 
F 11/4 
Quiz 6 (8.2, 11.1) Determinants of 2x2 matrices (8.4 cont.) 
11.2 
M 11/7 
Determinants of 3x3 matrices and cross product (finish 8.4, start 11.3)  8.4 
T 11/8 
Cross product (finish 11.3) 
Takehome Quiz 7 (11.2, 8.4) 
W 11/9 
Review for Exam 2 

Th 11/10  EXAM 2 (7.3, 8.1, 8.2, 8.4, 11.111.3)  
F 11/11  NO CLASS  
M 11/14  Lines in 3 dimensional space (11.4(a))  
T 11/15  Equations of planes (11.4(a))  11.4(a) 
W 11/16  Vector projections (6.4)  6.4 
Th 11/17  Distance between a point and a plane (11.4(b))  Study for quiz 
F 11/18 
Quiz 8 (11.4(a)) 
11.4(b); Withdrawal deadline today 
M 11/21 
Sequences and series (9.1) 
9.1 
T 11/22  Arithmetic sequences (start 9.2)  
W 11/23  Arithmetic partial sums and geometric sequences (finish 9.2, start 9.3)  9.2 
Th 11/24  NO CLASS 

F 11/25  
M 11/28  Geometric series (9.3 cont.)  Start working on Project 2 
T 11/29  Annuity and induction (finish 9.3, start 9.4)  9.3 
W 11/30  Induction (9.4 cont.)  Study for quiz 
Th 12/1 
Quiz 9 (9.19.3  last quiz!) Induction (finish 9.4) 
9.4 
F 12/2  Review for Exam 3  
M 12/5  EXAM 3 (6.4, 11.4, 9.19.4)  
T 12/6  Binomial Theorem (start 9.5)  
W 12/7 
Binomial Theorem (finish 9.5) 
9.5 
Th 12/8  Review for Final Exam  Finish Project 2 
F 12/9  Project 2 due at start of class (1st 5 minutes); Review for Final Exam  
Final Exams: Section 10: Monday 11:301:30 Section 5: Tuesday 9:1511:15 