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PRECALCULUS with TRIGONOMETRY
MTH 166 Online
INSTRUCTOR INFORMATION
Name:
Pablo Chalmeta
Phone:
5406743600, ext. 4266
Email:
pchalmeta@nr.edu
Office:
Godbey Hall, Room 48
Website:
www.nr.edu/chalmeta
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Description:
Presents college algebra, analytic geometry, trigonometry, and algebraic exponential,
and logarithmic functions. Prerequisite: a placement recommendation for MTH 166 and
Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry or equivalent. (Credit will not be awarded for both
MTH 163 and MTH 166.)
Credits:
5
Submissions:
1 per lesson
Assessments:
5 + Pretest
Proctored Assessments:
5
Online Activities:
Required
COURSE MATERIALS
Textbook:
Calculus I with Precalculus,
Media:
Video Lectures for precalculus
http://de.nr.edu/media/mth163
.
Video lectures for
trigonometry available on CDROM from Distance Education. You may pick up media in Martin Hall
beginning the first day of classes, or make a request in Blackboard that it be mailed to you.
Calculator:
A scientific calculator is recommended. Students may wish to purchase and use a
graphing, menudriven calculator, specifically a Texas Instrument T183 or higher if they intend to
pursue mathematics intensive degrees.
Additional resource materials for some NRCC classes can be found on the NRCC Webbased
learning site at
www.nr.edu/learninglinks
.
The Student’s Guide to Distance Education also available at
http://de.nr.edu/de/stuguide.pdf
.
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COURSE INFORMATION
Prepared By:
Pablo Chalmeta
Approved By:
Carol Hurst
A.
INTRODUCTION
This is a Distance Education course designed specifically for those students whose learning
styles are best served by providing instructional opportunities beyond the traditional classroom
setting.
This course presents college algebra, matrices, algebraic, exponential and logarithmic
functions, conic sections, and Trigonometric functions.
B.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Upon the successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.
Work with integral and rational exponents.
2.
Work with radicals.
3.
Simplify algebraic expressions.
4.
Demonstrate proficiency with a graphing calculator.
5.
Work with algebraic expressions.
6.
Solve linear inequalities.
7.
Recognize interval notation.
8.
Solve linear equations and applications involving linear equations.
9.
Solve absolute value equations and inequalities.
10.
Solve nonlinear inequalities. (Polynomial and rational)
11.
Solve quadratic equations.
12.
Solve equations which are reducible to quadratic form.
13.
Sketch the graph of linear equations.
14.
Sketch the graph of polynomial equations.
15.
Sketch the graph of rational equations.
16.
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