LEARNING ACTIVITIES FOR MATH 1060 – PRECALCULUS
Spring 2016
Text Section  Topics  Learning Activities  Additional Support 
Review – Equation solving (Inequalities, Absolute Value)  Worksheet 1 – Prerequisites  Guided Tour – Algebra Guided Tour – Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities Video – Fractions Video – Exponents Video – Factoring Video – Equations Video – Inequalities Video – Absolute Value Equations Video – Square Root Functions 

1.1  Pythagorean Theorem, Distance Formula, Applications  WA – 1.1  Video – Distance 
1.2  Graphs of Equations, Intercepts, Symmetry, Applications (no circles)  WA – 1.2  
1.3/1.4A  Linear Equations in Two Variables, Slope, Graphing, Parallel, Perpendicular, ApplicationFunctions, Notation, Evaluating, Piecewise  WA – 1.3 AND 1.4A  Guided Tour – Functions Video – Intro to Functions Video – Descriptions of Functions Video – Linear Functions Video – Piecewise Functions 
1.4B  Complete 1.4A if necessaryDomain, Difference Quotient, Applications  WA – 1.4B
Complete on lined paper and hand in during your discussion WEEK 3 Text: Sect 1.1 – #20, 28, 34, 44 Sect 1.2 – #26, 48, 50 
Video – Domain 
1.5A  Domain, Range, Zeroes  WA – 1.5A  
1.5B  Function Behavior, Average Rate of Change, Even/Odd  WA – 1.5B  
1.6  Parent Functions  WA – 1.6
Complete on lined paper and hand in the following text assignment during your discussion WEEK 4 Text: Sect 1.3 – #24, 36, 38, 48, 58, 74, 80 Sect 1.4 – #32, 58, 60, 80 

1.7  Transformations of Functions  WA – 1.7  Guided Tour – Graph Transformations Video – Graph Transformations 
1.8  Composite Functions  WA – 1.8  Guided Tour – Compositions Video – Arithmetic Combinations of Functions Video – Compositions of Functions 
1.9  Inverse FunctionsBring Text – Chap 1 Review 106 – 108  WA – 1.9
Complete on lined paper and hand in the following text assignment during your discussion WEEK 5 Text: Section 1.5 – # 16, 18, 58, 63, 78. 80 Section 1.6 – #12, 36, 47 
Guided Tour – Inverse Functions Video – 11 Functions Video – Inverse Functions 
2.1A  Quadratic Functions, Completing Square, Vertex, xIntercepts  WA – 2.1A
Worksheet 2 – Quadratics
Practice for Exam 1 
Guided Tour – Quadratic Functions Video – Completing the Square 
2.1B  Minimum, Maximum, Applications  WA – 2.1B  
2.2  Polynomials Higher Degree, End Behavior, Real Zeroes, Sketching  WA – 2.2  
2.6  Rational Functions, Domain, Vertical and Horizontal Asymptotes, Sketching  WA – 2.6  
3.1  Exponential Functions and Graphs  WA – 3.1  Guided Tour – Exponential Functions Video – Exponential Functions 
3.2A  Logarithmic Functions and Graphs  WA – 3.2A
Complete on lined paper and hand in the following text assignment during your discussion WEEK 7 Text: Sect 2.2 – #16, 22, 24, 36, 44 Sect 2.6 – # 6, 8, 12, 16, 18, 24, 74 
Guided Tour – Logarithms Video – Logarithms 
3.2B  Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions  WA – 3.2B  
3.3  Properties of Logarithms  WA – 3.3  Guided Tour – Rules of Logarithms Video – Properties of Logs 
3.4  Exponential and Logarithmic Equations  WA – 3.4
Complete on lined paper and hand in the following text assignment during your discussion WEEK 8 Text: Sect 3.1 – #18, 20, 44 Sect 3.3 – # 16 – 36(even);6876(even) 
Guided Tour – Exp/Log Equations Video – Exp and Log Equations 
3.5  Exponential and Logarithmic Models  WA – 3.5  Guided Tour – Exponential Growth and Decay 
3.5  Exponential and Logarithmic Models – continued  WA – 3.5  
4.1  Radian and Degree Measure (no minutes,seconds, arc length, sectors))  WA – 4.1
Practice for Exam 2 
Guided Tour – Unit Circle Video – Unit Circle 
4.2A  Sine/Cosine Domain/Period, Evaluating  WA – 4.2A  
4.2B  Sine/Cosine Domain/Period, EvaluatingReview 4.1 as appropriate  WA – 4.2B
Complete on lined paper and hand in the following text assignment during your discussion WEEK 10 Text: Sect 3.4 – #8, 10, 12, 2026(even) Sect 3.5 – #32, 34 

4.3A  45/45/90 and 30/60/90,  WA – 4.3A  
4.3B  Applying Trigonometric Identities (Basic substitutions)  Students will be given a copy of the trig identities for Exam 2 and the Final Exam.
WA – 4.3B 

4.3C  Right Triangle ApplicationsReview if time permits – emphasis on 4.1 – 4.3  WA – 4.3C  Video – Solving Triangles 
4.4  Trigonometric Functions for any angle, Reference Angles  WA – 4.4  Video – Trig Functions 
4.5  Graphs of Sine and Cosine Horizontal and Vertical Translations  WA – 4.5  Video – Graphing Sine and Cosine 
4.6  Graphs of Other Trigonometric Functions (No Damped)  WA – 4.6
Worksheet 3 – Trigonometry 
Guided Tour – Trig Functions Guided Tour – Graphing Trig Video – Graphing Trig Functions Video – Periodic Motion 
4.7  Inverse Trigonometric Functions  WA – 4.7  Guided Tour – Inverse Trig Video – Arcsine Video – Arccosine Video – Arctangent 
4.8  Review sketching functions – Text 306,307,317,318Review InversesText 327 – 5472(evens)Applications and Models  WA – 4.8
Complete on lined paper and hand in the following text assignment during your discussion WEEK 12
Text: Section 4.3 – #42, 66, 72 Section 4.4 – #10, 54, 60 Section 4.5 – # 32, 36, 52, 64, 66 

5.1/5.2  Using Fundamental IdentitiesVerifying Trigonometric Identities  WA – 5.1/5.2
Complete on lined paper and hand in the following text assignment during your discussion WEEK 14
Text: Section: 5.1 #21, 29, 39, 45 Section: 5.2 #17, 27,35 
Video – Using Trig Identities 
5.3  Solving Trigonometric Equations  WA – 5.3
Worksheet 4 – Trigonometric Equations 
Guided Tour – Solving Trig EquationsVideo – Basic Trig EquationsVideo – Advanced Trig EquationsVideo – Simplifying Inverse Trig 