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Columbus State Community College

Trigonometry, Math 1149


Course Description (from the College):  This course is a study of the trigonometric functions, vectors, and related applications. Topics include right triangle trigonometry; trigonometry of general angles; the unit circle; the graphs of the trigonometric functions; analytical trigonometry; inverse trigonometric functions; verifying identities; solving trigonometric equations; the Law of Sines; the Law of Cosines; applications of trigonometry; polar coordinates and the graphs of polar equations; geometric and algebraic vectors; vector applications; plane curves and parametric equations; trigonometric form of complex numbers;, DeMoivre’s Theorem. The conic sections are defined and analyzed algebraically and graphically. Not open to students with credit for MATH 1150 and above. Prerequisite: Math 1148 with a grade of C or better.


Syllabus -- in Word format


Important Dates
Exam I  -- Tuesday, September 10th  study guide/exam key
Exam II -- Thursday, October 10th  study guide/exam key
Exam III -- Tuesday, October 29th  study guide/exam key
Exam IV -- Thursday, November 21st  study guide/exam key
Final Exam --  Tuesday, December 3th at 4:00 p.m. study guide

more detailed schedule in the syllabus


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Math Adjunct Office # DH 448
My CSCC email: bmccall2@cscc.edu
Office hours for Fall are 2-4 MTWR
MML course code: MCCALL76462


(most of the files linked on this site are in Word 2007+)

Answer Keys

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Quiz #13 -- key

In Class Exercises

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Suggested Homework

see syllabus/MML

Unit Circle Handout
Conic Sections -- key
Proofs with Trig Identities -- key
Solving Trig Equations -- key
Domain & Range of Trig Functions & Inverses -- key
Polar Coordinates -- key
Complex Numbers
Bearings Problems



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Fall 2010
Complex Numbers
PDF Graph Paper - including polar coordinates!
Ellipse Animation


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