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

Syllabus (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 25-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 (4 pages)

Monday, March 12 Rational functions (6 pages)

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

Monday, March 19 Complex zeros of polynomials

Monday, April 2 Carbon dating

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

Monday, May 14 Definition of conic sections

Wednesday, May 16 Hyperbolas (4 pages)

Monday, June 4 Proof of Binomial Theorem (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)