MTH 1320 - Precalculus

*Precalculus - Custom Edition for Baylor University
*, 2nd edition

**Michael Sullivan**

**Pearson Prentice Hall**

**A TI-89 calculator is strongly recommended for this course.**

** GRAPHS**

**The Distance and Midpoint Formulas**

**Graphs of Equations in 2 Variables; Intercepts: Symmetry**

**Lines**

** FUNCTIONS AND THEIR GRAPHS**

**Functions**

**The Graph of a Function**

**Properties of Functions**

**Library of Functions; Piecewise-defined Functions**

**Graphing Techniques; Transformations**

**Mathematical Models**

__LINEAR AND QUADRATIC FUNCTIONS__

**Linear Functions and their Properties**

**Building Linear Functions from Data**

**Quadratic Functions and their Properties**

**Quadratic Models**

**Inequalities Involving Quadratic Models**

__POLYNOMIAL AND RATIONAL FUNCTIONS__**Polynomial Functions and Models**

**Properties of Rational Functions**

**The Graph of a Rational Function**

**Polynomial and Rational Inequalities**

__EXPONENTIAL AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS__**Composite Functions**

**Inverse Functions**

**Exponential Functions**

**Logarithmic Functions**

**Properties of Logarithms**

**Logarithmic and Exponential Functions**

**Compound Interest**

**Exponential Growth and Decay Models**

__TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS__**Angles and Their Measure**

**Trigonometric Functions: Unit Circle Approach**

**Properties of Trigonometric Functions**

**Graphs of the Sine and Cosine Functions**

**Graphs of the Tangent, Cotangent, Cosecant, and Secant Functions**

**Phase Shift: Sinusoidal Curve Fitting**

__ANALYTIC TRIGONOMETRY__**The Inverse Trigonometric Functions**

**Trigonometric Identities**

**Sum and Difference Formulas**

**Double-angle Formulas**

**Trigonometric Equations**

__APPLICATIONS OF TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS INVOLVING RIGHT TRIANGLES__