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# MATH 1111: College Algebra/

# MATH 1113: Precalculus

## Chapter 1: Prerequisites

### 1.1 Real Numbers: Algebra Essentials

- Classifying Real Numbers (and Fractions)
- Perform Calculations Using Order of Operations
- Using the commutative, associative, distributive, associative, inverse, and identity properties
- Evaluating algebraic expressions
- Simplify algebraic expressions

### 1.2 Exponents and Scientific Notation

- Use the product rule of exponents
- Use the quotient rule of exponents
- Use the power rule of exponents
- Use the zero exponent rule of exponents
- Use the negative rule of exponents
- Find the power of a product and a quotient
- Simplify exponential expressions
- Use scientific notation

### 1.3 Radicals and Rational Expressions

- Evaluate Square roots
- Use the product rule to simplify square roots
- Use the quotient rule to simplify square roots
- Add and subtract square roots
- Rationalize denominators
- Use rational exponents

### 1.4 Polynomials

- Identify the degree and leading coefficient of polynomials
- Add and subtract polynomials
- Multiply polynomials
- Use FOIL to multiply binomials

### 1.5 Factoring Polynomials

- Factor the greatest common factor of a polynomial
- Factor a trinomial
- Factor by grouping
- Factor a perfect square trinomial
- Factor a difference of squares
- Factor a sum and difference of cubes
- Factor expressions using fractional or negative exponents

## Chapter 2: Equations and Inequalities

### 2.1 The Rectangular Coordinate Systems and Graphs

- Plot ordered pairs in a Cartesian coordinate system
- Graph equations by plotting points
- Graph equations with a graphing utility
- Find x-intercepts and y-intercepts
- Use the distance formula
- Use the midpoint formula

### 2.2 Linear Equations in One Variable

- Solve equations in one variable algebraically
- Solve a rational equation
- Find a linear equation (point and slope / two points)
- Given the equations of two lines, determine whether their graphs are parallel or perpendicular
- Write the equation of a line parallel or perpendicular to a given line

### 2.3 Models and Applications

- Set up a linear equation to solve a real-world application
- Use a formula to solve a real-world problem

### 2.4 Complex Numbers

- Add and subtract complex numbers
- Multiply and divide complex numbers
- Simplify powers of i

### 2.5 Quadratic Equations

- Solve quadratic equations by factoring
- Solve quadratic equations by the square root property
- Solve quadratic equations by completing the square
- Solve quadratic equations by using the quadratic formula
- Solve quadratic equations with complex numbers

### 2.6 Other Types of Equations

- Solve equations involving radicals (single radical, multiple radicals)
- Solve equations using factoring
- Solve radical equations
- Solve absolute value equations
- Solve other types of equations (rational)

### 2.7 Linear Inequalities and Absolute Value Inequalities

- Use interval notation
- Use properties of inequalities (addition, multiplication)
- Solve inequalities in one variable algebraically
- Solve absolute value inequalities
- Compound Inequalities (and inequalities / orinequalities)

### 11.1 Systems of Linear Equations: Two Variables

- Solve systems of equations by graphing
- Solve systems of equations by substitution
- Solve systems of equations by addition (elimination)
- Identify inconsistent systems of equations containing two variables
- Express the solution of a system of equations containing two variables

### 11.3 Systems of Nonlinear Equations and Inequalities: Two Variables

- Solve a system of nonlinear equations using substitution
- Solve a system of nonlinear equations using elimination
- Graph a nonlinear inequality (Quadratic)
- Graph a system of nonlinear inequalities

## Chapter 3: Functions

### 3.1 Functions and Function Notation

- Determining whether a relation represents a function
- Find the value of a function
- Determine whether a function is one-to-one
- Use the vertical line test to identify functions
- Use the horizontal line test to identify one-to-one functions
- Graph the functions in the library of functions

### 3.2 Domain and Range

- Find the domain of a function identified by an equation
- Find the range of a function
- Domain and Range with a graph
- Graph piecewise-defined functions

### 3.3 Rates of Change and Behavior of Graphs

- Find the average rate of change of a function on an interval
- Use a graph to determine where a function is increasing, decreasing, or constant
- Analyzing the library of functions for increasing and decreasing intervals
- Use a graph to locate the absolute maximum and absolute minimum

### 3.4 Composition of Functions

- Combine functions using algebraic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
- Create a function by composition of functions
- Evaluate composite functions (formula, table, graph)
- Find the domain of a composite function
- Decomposing a composite function into its component functions

### 3.5 Transformation of Functions

- Graph functions using horizontal and vertical shifts
- Graph functions using reflections about the axes
- Graph functions using stretches and compressions
- Perform a sequence of transformations

### 3.6 Absolute Value Functions

### 3.7 Inverse Functions

- Verify that two functions are inverses
- Find domain and range of inverse functions
- Find and evaluate inverse functions (linear, quadratic, radical, rational)
- Find inverse functions and their graphs

## Chapter 4: Linear Functions

### 4.1 Linear Functions

- Represent a linear function
- Determine whether a linear function is increasing, decreasing, or constant
- Interpret slope as a rate of change
- Write and interpret an equation for a linear function
- Model real-world problems with linear functions
- Graph linear functions
- Write the equation for a function from the graph of a line

### 4.2 Modeling with Linear Functions

### 4.3 Fitting Linear Models to Data

- Draw and interpret scatter diagrams
- Use a graphing utility to find the line of best fit
- Distinguish between linear and nonlinear relations
- Fit a regression line to a set of data and use the linear model to make predictions

## Chapter 5: Polynomial and Rational Functions

### 5.1 Quadratic Functions

- Recognize characteristics of parabolas
- Find domain and range of a quadratic function
- Determine a quadratic function’s maximum or minimum value

### 5.2 Power Functions and Polynomial Functions

### 5.3 Graphs of Polynomial Functions

- Use factoring to find zeros of polynomial functions
- Identify zeros and their multiplicities
- Determine end behavior for polynomial functions
- Graph polynomial functions
- Use the intermediate value theorem

### 5.4 Dividing Polynomials

### 5.5 Zeros of Polynomial Functions

- Evaluate a polynomial using the remainder theorem
- Use the factor theorem to solve a polynomial equation
- Use the rational zero theorem to find rational zeros
- Find the zeros of polynomial functions
- Use the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
- Use the linear factorization theorem to find polynomials with given zeros
- Use Descartes’ Rule of Signs

### 5.6 Rational Functions

- Use arrow notation (local behavior)
- Find domain of rational functions
- Identify vertical asymptotes of rational functions
- Identify horizontal asymptotes of rational functions
- Identify slant (oblique) asymptotes of rational functions
- Graph rational functions
- Write rational functions

### 5.7 Inverses and Radical Functions

- Find the inverse of a polynomial function (linear, quadratic)
- Restrict the domain to find the inverse of a polynomial function

### 5.8 Modeling Using Variation

- Solve direct variation problems
- Solve inverse variation problems
- Solve problems involving joint variation

## Chapter 6: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

### 6.1 Exponential Functions

- Identify exponential functions
- Evaluate exponential functions
- Find equations of exponential functions
- Apply compound interest formula
- Continuous growth/decay

### 6.2 Graphs of Exponential Functions

### 6.3 Logarithmic Functions

- Convert from logarithmic to exponential form
- Convert from exponential to logarithmic form
- Use common logarithms
- Use natural logarithms

### 6.4 Graphs of Logarithmic Functions

- Find the domain of a logarithmic function
- Graph logarithmic functions
- Graph transformations of logarithmic functions

### 6.5 Logarithmic Properties

- Use the product rule for logarithms
- Use the quotient rule for logarithms
- Use the power rule for logarithms
- Expand logarithmic expressions
- Condense logarithmic expressions
- Use the change of base formula for logarithms

### 6.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

- Use like bases to solve exponential equations
- Solve exponential equations using logarithms
- Use the definition of logarithm to solve logarithmic equations
- Use one-to-one property of logarithms to solve logarithmic equations
- Solve applied problems using exponential and logarithmic equations

### 6.7 Exponential and Logarithmic Models

- Model exponential growth and decay
- Use logistic growth models
- Choose an appropriate model for data

### 6.8 Fitting Exponential Models to Data

- Build an exponential model from data
- Build a logarithmic model from data
- Build a logistic model from data

# MATH 1112: Trigonometry/MATH 1113: Precalculus

## Chapter 7: The Unit Circle: Sine and Cosine Functions

### 7.1 Angles

- Draw angles in standard position
- Introduction to radians
- Radians and Quadrants
- Converting between radians and degrees (introduction)
- Converting degrees to radians
- Add angles in DMS form
- Subtract angles in DMS form
- Find coterminal Angles using degrees (example 1 and 2)
- Find coterminal angles using radians
- Length of an arc that subtends a central angle
- Area of a sector given a central angle

### 7.2 Right Triangle Trigonometry

- SOHCAHTOA – Part 1 (Introduction), Part 2 (More examples)
- Solve for a side in a right triangle
- Basic cofunction identities
- The Trigonometric Pythagorean Identity (derivation)
- Finding the six trigonometric functions of an angle in a right triangle
- Application (Find the height of a tree)
- Application (A ladder problem)

### 7.3 Unit Circle

- Introduction to the unit circle
- Trigonometric values of 45 degree angles
- Use the trigonometric Pythagorean identity
- Find reference angles using degrees
- Find reference angles using radians
- Use reference angles to evaluate sine, cosine and tangent

### 7.4 The Other Trigonometric Functions

- Recognize and use fundamental identities
- Even-odd properties of trigonometric functions
- Use reference angles to evaluate secant and cosecant

## Chapter 8: Periodic Functions

### 8.1 Graphs of the Sine and Cosine Functions

- Graph of sine function
- Find the amplitude and period
- Find the amplitude, period (plus graphing)
- Graph basic sinusoidal functions without translations
- Graph a sinusoidal function

### 8.2 Graphs of the Other Trigonometric Functions

- Analyze the graph of y=tan(x)
- Graph a tangent function
- Analyze the graphs of y=csc(x) and y=sec(x)
- Graph a secant function
- Graph a cosecant function
- Graph a cotangent function

### 8.3 Inverse Trigonometric Functions

- Introduction to inverse trigonometric functions
- Evaluate inverse trigonometric functions
- Example of solving a right triangle given one side and an angle
- Example of solving a right triangle given two sides
- Find exact values of composite functions with inverse trig functions
- More examples of finding exact values of composite functions with inverse trig functions

## Chapter 9

### 9.1 Solving trigonometric equations with identities

### 9.2 Sum and difference identities

- Use the sum and difference formulas for cosine, sine and tangent

### 9.3 Double-angle, half-angle, and reduction formulas

### 9.4 Sum-to-product and product-to-sum identities

### 9.5 Solving trigonometric equations

- Solving trigonometric equation using identities and factoring
- Solve a trigonometric equation in sine or cosine
- Solve a trigonometric equation in tangent

## Chapter 10

### 10.1 Non-right triangles: Law of Sines

- Use Law of Sines to solve for a side or an angle
- Find the area of an oblique triangle using the sine function

### 10.2 Non-right triangles: Law of Cosines

- Use Law of Cosines to solve for a side or an angle
- Use Heron’s formula to find the area of a triangle

### 10.3 Polar Coordinates

### 10.5 Polar Form of Complex Numbers

- Plot complex numbers in the complex plane
- Find the absolute value of a complex number
- Write complex numbers in polar form
- Find product and quotient of complex numbers in polar form
- Finding powers of complex numbers in polar form
- Finding roots of complex numbers in polar form

### 10.8 Vectors

- View vectors geometrically and algebraically
- Find magnitude and direction of a vector
- Find vector addition, scalar multiplication and dot product
- Find the unit vector in the direction of a given vector

# MATH 1401: Probability and Statistics

## Chapter 1: Sampling Data (Week 1)

### 1.1 Definitions of Statistics, Probability and Key Terms

### 1.2 DATA, SAMPLING, AND VARIATION IN DATA SAMPLING

- Census and Sampling
- Samples and Surveys
- Inferring population mean from sample mean
- Reasonable samples

### 1.3 Frequency, Frequency Tables, and Levels of Measurement

### 1.4 Experimental Design and Ethics

## Chapter 2: Descriptive Statistics (Week 2)

### 2.1 Stem-and-Leaf Graphs (Stemplots), Line Graphs and Bar Graphs

- Stemplots
- Reading stem and leaf plots
- Reading bar graphs
- Creating a bar graph
- Reading bar charts: comparing two sets of data
- Reading line graphs

### 2.2 Histograms, Frequency Polygons, and Time Series Graphs

### 2.3 Measures of the Location of the Data

- Measures of Center
- Statistics intro: Mean, median, & mode
- Mean, median, & mode example
- Comparing means of distributions
- Means and medians of different distributions

### 2.4 Box Plots

### 2.5 Measures of the Center of the Data

- Measures of Center
- Statistics intro: Mean, median, & mode
- Mean, median, & mode example
- Comparing means of distributions
- Means and medians of different distributions

### 2.6 Skewness and the Mean, MEdian, and Mode

### 2.7 Measures of the Spread of the Data

- Standard Deviation
- Measures of spread: range, variance, & standard deviation
- Variance of a population
- Sample variance
- Review and intuition why we divide by n-1 for the unbiased sample variance
- Simulation showing bias in sample variance
- Why we divide by n-1 in variance
- Simulation providing evidence that (n-1) gives unbiased estimate.
- Population standard deviation
- Sample standard deviation and bias
- Statistics: Standard deviation

## Chapter 3: Probability Topics (Week 4)

### 3.1 Terminology

- Introduction to Probability
- Subsets of sample spaces
- Simple probability: yellow marble
- Simple probability: non-blue marble

### 3.2 Independent and Mutually Exclusive Events

- Compound probability of independent events
- Coin flipping probability
- Die rolling probability
- Free throwing probability
- Three pointer vs free throw probability
- Probability with equally likely events
- Independent events example: test taking
- Die rolling with independent events

### 3.3 Two Basic Rules of Probability

- Addition rule for probability
- Dependent probability introduction
- Dependent probability: coins
- Dependent probability example
- Independent and dependent probability
- Analyzing event probability for independence
- Dependent probability
- Calculating conditional probability
- The Monty Hall problem

### 3.4 Contingency Tables

### 3.5 Tree and Venn Diagrams

## Chapter 4: Discrete Random Variables (Week 6)

### 4.1 Probability Distributions Function (PDF) for a discrete Random variable

- Random Variables
- Discrete and continuous random variables
- Constructing a probability distribution for random variable

### 4.2 Mean or Expected Value and Standard Deviation

- Term life insurance and death probability
- Getting data from expected value
- Expected profit from lottery ticket
- Expected value while fishing
- Comparing insurance with expected value

### 4.3 Binomial Distribution

- Binomial Distributions
- Visualizing a binomial distribution
- Binomial probability example
- Generalizing k scores in n attempts
- Free throw binomial probability distribution
- Graphing basketball binomial distribution
- Expected value of binomial distribution

### 4.4 Geometric Distribution

### 4.5 Hypergeometric Distribution

### 4.6 Poisson Distribution

## Chapter 5: Continuous Random Variables (Week 7)

### 5.1 Continuous Probability Functions

### 5.2 the Uniform Distribution

### 5.3 The Exponential Distribution

## Chapter 6: The Normal Distribution (Week 8)

### 6.1 The Standard Normal Distribution

### 6.2 Using the Normal Distribution

- Normal Calculations
- ck12.org normal distribution problems: Empirical rule
- ck12.org normal distribution problems: z-score
- ck12.org exercise: Standard normal distribution and the empirical rule
- ck12.org: More empirical rule and z-score practice

## Chapter 7: The Central Limit Theorem (Week 10)

### 7.1 the Central Limit Theorem for Sample Means (Averages)

- Sampling Distributions
- Central limit theorem
- Sampling distribution of the sample mean
- Sampling distribution of the sample mean 2

### 7.2 The Central Limit Theorem for Sums

### 7.3 Using The Central Limit Theorem

## Chapter 8: Confidence Intervals (Week 11)

### 8.1 A Single Population Mean using the normal Distribution

### 8.2 A Single Population Mean using the Student t Distribution

### 8.3 A Population Proportion

- Confidence interval example
- Mean and variance of Bernoulli distribution example
- Bernoulli distribution mean and variance formulas
- Margin of error 1
- Margin of error 2

## Chapter 9: Hypothesis Testing with One Sample (Week 12)

### 9.1 Null And Alternative Hypotheses

### 9.2 Outcomes and the Type I and Type II Errors

### 9.3 Distribution Needed for Hypothesis Testing

### 9.4 Rare Events, the Sample, Decision and Conclusion

### 9.5 Additional Information and Full Hypothesis Test Examples

## Chapter 12: Linear Regression and Correlation (Week 3)

### 12.1 Linear Equations

- See Section 2.2 in the College Algebra material above.

### 12.2 Scatter Plots

- Scatter plots
- Scatter plots: studying, shoe size, and test scores
- Scatter plot: smokers
- Constructing a scatter plot

### 12.3 The Regression Equation

- Fitting Lines to Data
- Correlation
- Correlation and causality
- Fitting a line to data
- Estimating the line of best fit exercise
- Squared error of the regression line
- Example: Correlation coefficient intuition

### 12.4 Testing the Significance of the Correlation Coefficient