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Activity 6
MA 161, 20 Sept 2016
Announcements: Exam is on Thursday at 8am in SH247 (this room, not the lab)
Calculators are not allowed.
Tomorrow is a review day, come with questions (especially from earlier sections).
1. Find f (x). Use proper notation a
Activity 7
MA 161, 26 Sept 2016
Writing Prompt: (Hand in Friday for +1 extra credit) As weve discussed before, Calculus is the study of change.
Think of two examples of something that is changing (over time, or over some other quantity) that you would lik
Exam 1 Review Notes
MA 161, 21 Sept 2016
Section 1.1:
Definition of a function, domain, range, even odd. Equations for lines. Sketching graphs of basic functions.
Section 1.2:
Slope, x- and y-intercepts. Roots of polynomials. Word problems.
Section 1.3:
S
Precalculus Review
MA 161, 22 Aug 2016
All of these questions should be completed without the use of a calculator.
1. Compute each of the following values:
(a) |3 4|
(b) (27)4/3
3
(c) sin
2
5
(d) tan
4
(e) (8)2/3
(f) (4)1/2
5
(g) cos
6
(h) cos(5)
5
Activity 1
MA 161, 30 Aug 2016
1. Determine if the following functions are even, odd, or neither.
(b) f (x) = sin(x) tan3 (x)
(a) f (x) = x6 sin(x)
(c) f (x) = (sin(x) + cos(x)2
2. Suppose that f is an even function and that g is an odd function, determin
Activity 9
MA 161, 4 Oct 2016
Quiz (Wed): Section 3.3 (Trig derivatives, no Chain Rule)
Reflection (Fri): Discuss an application that Calculus has to another class youre currently taking.
Gateway Exam: First attempt Fri Oct 14. See Syllabus for details.
1
Activity 5
MA 161, 19 Sept 2016
1. Compute the derivative (meaning f (x) for the function f (x) = x2 . We did this in class, but its still good practice.
2. Use this to write down the line tangent to f (x) = x2 at the point (3, 9).
3. Find the equation of
Activity 2
MA 161, 7 Sept 2016
1. Use the Squeeze Theorem to show that lim sin() sin(1/) = 0
0
2. Consider the problem where a ball is thrown into the air with a velocity of 40 ft/s and its height in feet t seconds later
is given by y = 40t 16t2 . Set up
Trigonometry Review
MA 161, 23 Aug 2016
All of these questions should be completed without the use of a calculator.
1. Convert from degrees to radians and simplify.
(a) 120
(d) 300
(b) 225
(e) 540
(c) 30
(f) 2
2. Convert from radians to degrees and simpli
Course Information for MAT 153 College Trigonometry
Spring Semester, 2013
Instructor: Dr. Adam Parr
Office: CA-300
Email: aparr@live.uvi.edu
Text: Precalculus by B. Blitzer. 4th Edition
Office Hours: MTWF 9:00 - 9:50
MWF 11:00-11:50
Course Description: Th