WELCOME FALL 2012 STUDENTS----> one more time.. in case you are new to the course.. here are some basics.. for sure you need to do the lectures, hw, self quizzes, [next week, one daabz stax], and one quiz due by sunday... if you need a little more details watch this video :-) and post questions on the forum

 

a mathhands course

chapter 1: basic geometry, angles, and triangles
the hands: a brief intro
what is trig?
introduction to angles
introduction to circles
introduction to areas
introduction to volumes
pythagoras
the secret
30-60 theorem
45-45 theorem & almost triangles
chapter 1 summary

chapter 2: the trigonometric functions
ratio nirvana
inverse functions
mission accomplished
reference triangle
the rest of the functions
the rest of the inverse functions
chapter 2 summary

chapter 3 introduction to trig graphs
intro to graphing
stretching principle
reflecting principle
shifting principle
scale & shift
prep, scale & shift
chapter 3 summary

chapter 4. introduction to trig identities
some observations
identities: intro
identities: definition & cofunctions
idenitites: even & odd
idenitites: pythagoras
idenitites: review
denitites: the mother of them all
idenitites: double angle
idenitites: prod-2-sums & sums-2-products
chapter 4 summary

chapter 5. trig eqs and the laws
solving the easy equations
almost easy ones
solving other
law of cosines
law of sines
chapter 5 summary

chapter 6 misc. topics
polar graph blank paper
converting points from and to polar
polar graphs
converting equations from and to polar
complex numbers
complex numbers part ii
converting complex numbers from and to euler form
eulers identity
vectors: introduction
vectors: dot product
[final] exam 4 coming up
chapter 6 summary