Dr. Nestler's Math 2 (Precalculus) - Spring 2018 - Section 2605 - MW 2:15-4:40pm - room MC 74

Syllabus (PDF) (8 pages)

Office hours: MW 1:30-2:00, T 3:15-4:45, Th 4:15-4:45 in MC 61; Math 11 workshop Th 3:15-4:15 in Math Lab

**Class notes**

At the start of course you will receive a 26-page packet of notes that you should bring with you to class. This set of notes is comprised of the following:

Wednesday, March 7 Polynomial functions (PDF) (4 pages)

Monday, March 12 Rational functions (PDF) (6 pages)

Wednesday, March 14 Real zeros of polynomials (PDF) (2 pages)

Monday, March 19 Complex zeros of polynomials (PDF) (2 pages)

Monday, April 2 Carbon dating (PDF)

Monday, April 16 Definition of trigonometric functions (PDF) (4 pages)

Monday, May 14 Definition of conic sections (PDF)

Wednesday, May 16 Hyperbolas (PDF) (4 pages)

Monday, June 4 Proof of Binomial Theorem (PDF) (2 pages)

An Application of Trigonometry: An Analogue of Heron's Formula for Inscribed Quadrilaterals (4 pages)

What is Arithmetic and Geometric about Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences? (3 pages)