BRONX COMMUNITY COLLEGE of the City University of New York

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

SYLLABUS: MTH 06 – Intermediate Algebra and Trigonometry (0 credits, 6 hours per week)

PREREQUISITES: MTH 05 or equivalent and RDL 02 if required.

TEXT: Elementary and Intermediate Algebra , Fifth Edition
(The Hutchinson Series in Mathematics)

AUTHORS: Baratto, Bergman

PUBLISHER: McGraw-Hill, 2013

SUPPLEMENTARY TEXT: Trigonometry  -- ISBN: 9781475074574; Electronic version can be downloaded at http://mecmath.net/trig/trigbook.pdf

AUTHOR: Michael Corral

Note to Students: A scientific calculator with trigonometric functions such as sin, cos is required

# CHAPTER 7 Radicals and Exponents (12 hours)

7.1   Roots and Radicals                                               pp. 560-561:        1-67 odd, optional 59-77 odd

7.2   Simplifying Radical Expressions                           pp. 573:              1-73 odd

7.3   Operations on Radical Expressions                       pp. 584-585:        1-85 odd

7.4   Solving Radical Equations                                     pp. 593-595:        1-9 odd, 15-49 odd, 81-89 odd

7.5   Rational Exponents                                             pp. 603-604:        1-105 odd

7.6   Complex Numbers                                                pp. 611-613:        1-85 odd

# CHAPTER 8 Quadratic Functions (8 hours)

8.1   Solving Quadratic Equations                                                                  pp. 634-639:               1 – 81 odd, 89-97 odd, 107-113 odd

8.2   The Quadratic Formula                                                                          pp. 652-654:               1-83 odd

8.3   An Introduction to Parabolas                                                                pp. 666-668:               1- 53 odd

8.4   Problem Solving with Quadratics                                                          pp. 678-680:               1-21 odd, 41-44

# CHAPTER 9 Rational Expressions (12 hours)

9.1   Simplifying Rational Expressions                         pp. 698-700:        1-77 odd

9.2   Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions    pp. 710:              1-41 odd

9.3   Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions        pp. 722-723:        1-59 odd

9.4   Complex Fractions                                               pp. 731:              1-39 odd

9.6   Solving Rational Equations                                   pp. 762-766:        1-101 odd

# CHAPTER 10 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions (8 hours)

10.4 Exponential Functions                                                                           pp. 819-820:               1- 49 odd

10.5 Logarithmic Functions                                                                           pp.  832-833:              1-73 odd

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Trigonometry Supplement:

The Trigonometric Ratios (4 hours), pp. 1 -12                                                 p.5-6: 1-15 odd; p.12-13: 1-33 odd

Applying Right Triangles (4 hours), pp. 14 -19                            p. 20-23:  1,4,7,14,15,17,19,21,23,27

The Trigonometric Functions and

Cartesian Coordinates (5 hours), pp. 24-31                                                      p. 31:  1-39 odd

Rotations and Reflections of Angles (2 hours), pp. 32-36                     p. 37:  1-13 odd

Circles and Radian Measure (4 hours), pp.  87- 89; 90-93,        p.94:   1-6

The Unit Circle and

the Trigonometric Functions (5 hours), pp. 103                          p. 108: 13,14,15

Graphing the Trigonometric Functions (6 hours), pp. 103-108      p. 108:  1,9,10
(
Explore graphs of the type y = A sin x, y = A cos x only)

Trigonometric Identities (2 hours), pp. 65 - 69                                                                  p. 70:  1,2, 5-15 odd

KF/January 2003 Updated SEP July 2003, SEP Jan 2004, MM Jan 2005,

PhRo: May 2007, Feb 2008, Aug 2008, IP Dec 2010, IP Sep 2013, QF Aug 2016

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