## Welcome to Math 32

instructor: Jeff Hicks

office: 853 Evans Hall

office hours: M 4-5 pm, F 2-3 pm. See also roaming office hours.

email:

lecture: MWF, 3-4 pm, LeConte 3

## Math 32 |
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instructor: Jeff Hicks

office: 853 Evans Hall

office hours: M 4-5 pm, F 2-3 pm. See also roaming office hours.

email:

lecture: MWF, 3-4 pm, LeConte 3

1/21 | M | - | Academic and Administrative Holiday |

1/23 | W | 0.1 | Real Numbers |

1/25 | F | 0.2 | Algebra on Real Numbers |

1/28 | M | 0.3 | Inequalities |

1/30 | W | 1.1 | Functions |

2/1 | F | 1.2 | Coordinate Plane and Graphs |

2/4 | M | 1.3 | Function Transformations and Graphs |

2/6 | W | 1.4 | Composition of Functions |

2/8 | F | 1.5 | Inverse Functions |

2/11 | M | 1.6 | Graphing Inverse Functions |

2/13 | W | 2.1 | Lines and Linear Functions |

2/15 | F | 2.2 | Quadratics and Conics |

2/18 | M | - | Academic and Administrative Holiday |

2/20 | W | 2.3, 2.4 | Polynomials |

2/22 | F | 2.5 | Rational Functions |

2/25 | M | - | REVIEW |

2/27 | W | - | MIDTERM |

3/1 | F | 3.1 | Logarithms as inverses of Exponential |

3/4 | M | 3.2 | Power rule for Logarithm |

3/6 | W | 3.3 | Product and Quotient Rules for Logarithm |

3/8 | F | 3.4 | Exponential Growth |

3/11 | M | 3.5 | E and the natural log |

3/13 | W | 3.6 | Approximations and area with e and ln |

3/15 | F | 3.7 | Exponential Growth revisited |

3/18 | M | 4.1 | The Unit Circle |

3/20 | W | 4.2 | Radians |

3/22 | F | 4.3 | Cosine and Sine |

3/25 | M | - | Spring Recess |

3/27 | W | - | Spring Recess |

3/29 | F | - | Spring Recess |

4/1 | M | 4.4 | More Trig Functions |

4/3 | W | 4.5 | Trigonometry in Right Triangles |

4/5 | F | 4.6 | Trigonometric Identities |

4/8 | M | - | Review |

4/10 | W | - | Review |

4/12 | F | - | Midterm II |

4/15 | M | 5.1 | Inverse Trigonometric Functions |

4/17 | W | 5.2 | Inverse Trigonometric identities |

4/19 | F | 5.3 | Using Trigonometry to compute Area |

4/22 | M | 5.4 | The Law of Sine and Law of Cosines |

4/24 | W | 5.5 | Double Angle and Half-Angle formula |

4/26 | F | 5.6 | Addition and Subtraction Formula |

4/29 | M | 5.7 | Transformations of Trigonometric Functions |

5/1 | W | - | Additional Topics |

5/3 | F | - | Additional Topics |

5/6 | M | - | RRR / Review |

5/8 | W | - | RRR / Review |

5/10 | F | - | RRR / Review |

The textbook for the course is *Precalculus: Prelude to Calculus, 3rd Edition* by Sheldon Axler.
It is available from the CalStudent store.
You are welcome to read along using an earlier edition if you choose; however exercises will be assigned and graded using the numbering of the 3rd edition, so be sure to have a copy accessible for the purpose of HW.
Major changes between the two texts can be found here.

25% HW and Quizzes | 25% Midterm I |
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25% Final | 25% Midterm II |

Your final exam score may be substituted for the lower of either midterm 1 or 2. This allows you to miss one of the two midterms. There are no make up exams, homeworks or quizzes. Grades in this course will be curved. You can view your grade on each assignment via the bCourses webpage. If you have questions about grading in the course, please email me and I'm happy to schedule an individual meeting outside of office hours to talk about your scores.

You are welcome to stop by my office hours, contact me via email, or you can anonymously contact me via this contact form .

Discussion 101 | MW 10AM-11AM | Evans 5 | Yonah Borns-Weil | OH: W 4PM-6PM, Evans 852 |
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Discussion 102 | MW 11AM-12PM | Latimer 121 | Yonah Borns-Weil | OH: W 4PM-6PM, Evans 852 |

Discussion 103 | MW 12PM-1PM | Evans 5 | Yasaman Yavaribajestani | OH: W 2PM - 3PM and F 11AM - 12PM |

Discussion 104 | MW 1PM-2PM | Evans 71 | Yasaman Yavaribajestani | OH: W 2PM - 3PM and F 11AM - 12PM |

## Practice Final | Apr 27, 2019 |
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I have uploaded a practice final for the course. If you need accommodations for the final exam, you must email me by Friday, May 3rd, * even if you have previously sent me an email to this effect earlier in the semester *. Furthermore, a survey is up to request topics for the review sessions for the final.

## Practice Midterm | Apr 4, 2019 |
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There are now 2 practice midterms on the website. Please ignore the numbering of the questions on the second midterm. Additionally, please confirm with me if you need any accommodations by Monday April 8th. Furthermore, a survey is up to request topics for the review sessions.

## Extra Office Hours | Feb 25, 2019 |
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Yasaman has moved her office hours this week to Tuesday 2/26 from 9:45 a.m. -11:45 a.m. for the midterm this week. I will have some additional office hours on Tuesday 2/16 from 12-2PM in my office.

## Practice Midterms | Feb 16, 2019 |
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There are now 2 practice midterms posted on the course website from previous semesters. The material and format of the midterm will be similar to the practice midterms. The coversheet of the midterm is here .

## Scheduling for Presidents Day | Feb 13, 2019 |
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The homework for next week is due on Wednesday the 20th, and there is still a quiz on Wednesday the 20th. Homework is also due on Monday the 25th. There is no quiz on Wednesday the 27th.

## Correction from Lecture | Feb 4, 2019 |
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There was a small error in an example presented in lecture, and the corrected version of the example is now posted in the notes below.

## First Day of Discussion | Jan 23, 2019 |
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Please note that discussions will still be meeting on Jan. 23, before the first lecture.

## Welcome to Math 32 | Jan. 15, 2019 |
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Welcome to Math 32! Be sure to read the course policy and detailed syllabus (which will be distributed during discussion as well.) Also, please fill out this short pre-class survey.

Homework is due weekly on Monday during discussion.

Due Date | Exercises and Problems | Solutions to selected Exercises and Problems |

1/28 | Fill out the course survey 0.1.8 (Please give complete reasoning) 0.2.6, 0.2.10, 0.2.18, 0.2.26, 0.2.38, 0.2.44, 0.2.50. 0.2.54, 0.2.60 | Solutions to HW 1 |

2/4 | 0.3.2, 0.3.6, 0.3.22,0.3.44, 0.3.60, 0.3.70 1.1.4, 1.1.16, 1.1.20, 1.1.28, 1.1.34, 1.1.42, 1.1.68 1.2.2,1.2.4, 1.2.12, 1.2.16, 1.2.52 | |

2/11 | 1.3.2, 1.3.10, 1.3.14, 1.3.22, 1.3.40, 1.3.56, 1.3.74 1.4.8, 1.4.14, 1.4.24, 1.4.32, 1.4.36, 1.4.40 1.5.4, 1.5.8, 1.5.16, 1.5.22, 1.5.34 | Solution to Problem 1.3.56 |

2/20 | 1.6.2, 1.6.8, 1.6.10, 1.6.26, 1.6.32, 1.6.42 2.1.8, 2.1.10, 2.1.12, 2.1.16, 2.1.36, 2.1.42 2.2.4, 2.2.14, 2.2.22, 2.2.32, 2.2.66, 2.2.78, 2.2.82 | |

2/25 | 2.3.4, 2.3.30, 2.3.40, 2.3.46, 2.3.82 2.4.6, 2.4.28, 2.4.30, 2.4.38, 2.4.48, 2.4.66 2.5.2, 2.5.4, 2.5.7, 2.5.22, 2.5.40, 2.5.44 | |

3/11 | 3.1.11, 3.1.40, 3.1.60, 3.1.74 3.2.5, 3.2.14, 3.2.46, 3.2.50 3.3.12, 3.3.16, 3.3.28, 3.3.34, 3.3.46 | |

3/18 | 3.4.2, 3.4.4, 3.4.32, 3.4.42 3.5.8, 3.5.14, 3.5.26,3.5.38, 3.5.42 3.6.2, 3.6.18, 3.6.26 3.7.18, 3.7.30, 3.7.36 | |

4/1 | 4.1.2, 4.1.6, 4.1.38, 4.1.42, 4.1.46, 4.1.54 4.2.6, 4.2.12, 4.2.32, 4.2.42, 4.2.44 4.3.2, 4.3.6, 4.3.16, 4.3.20, 4.3.34 | |

4/8 | 4.4.10, 4.4.14, 4.4.22, 4.4.32 4.5.2, 4.5.4, 4.5.14, 4.5.18, 4.5.22 4.6.6, 4.6.16, 4.6.22, 4.6.48, 4.6.68 | |

4/22 (now 24) | 5.1.2, 5.1.4, 5.1.56, 5.1.60 5.2.2, 5.2.6, 5.2.22, 5.2.34 ,5.2.32 5.3.6, 5.3.6, 5.3.16, 5.3.18, 5.3.26 | |

4/29 | 5.4.8, 5.4.26, 5.4.36 5.5.12, 5.5.16, 5.5.20, 5.5.36, 5.5.70 5.6.14, 5.6.18, 5.6.26, 5.6.32, 5.6.42, 5.6.56 |

The first midterm is on Feb 27th. The second midterm is on April 12th. The final exam is cumulative and on Wednesday 5/15/19 between 7-10 PM.

There is no possibility to reschedule exams for this course, so please check your schedules and make sure that you are available for the dates of the exams.

There are no calculators or notes allowed during the exam. Please bring a black or blue pen. For each problem, show full work and box your final solution. Only boxed solutions will be graded. Show up on the hour for the exam, so we may begin the test promptly at 3:10PM.

Midterm 2a , and Solutions

Midterm 2b , and Solutions

Midterm 1a , and Solutions

Midterm 1b , and Solutions

From time to time, I'll post notes here related to the course.

This course has three exams: two midterms, and a final. While there are no make up exams, you are allowed to replace the lower of your two midterm exams with your final exam score. Therefore, it is possible to miss one midterm exam.

There are no notes, notecards, calculators or phones allowed during the exam.

Full work must be shown for each problem on exams and quizzes to receive credit. On exams, box the solution that you would like us to grade.

Homeworks are assigned for your own self evaluation. For this reason, I suggest that you work on a few problems from each assignment without using references (such as solutions manuals, online resources, office hours, tutors, or the textbook) so you can gauge your comfort in the material. Remember, the homework is only worth a small portion of your grade in the course, and you will not be able to use any outside resources on the exams.

The purpose of quizzes is to track your progress throughout the semester, and to serve as a place for us to provide you with feedback on your work.

All work that you submit must be your own.
You are welcome to collaborate with peers on your homework, but the final write ups must be done individually.
You are also welcome to use outside resources to help with your problem sets, but *you must cite any resources used.*
Please remember that the purpose of homework is to help you practice the material, so using additional references for your homework will put you at a disadvantage in the course, and somewhat defeats the purpose of doing the exercises.
Copying without properly referencing sources will result in a zero on the assignment, and possibly more serious consequences.

Academic dishonesty of any form is unacceptable, and will be reported to the Center for Student Conduct.

The Student Learning Center provides a number of resources for Math 32 students. One resource is drop in tutoring which is like an additional set of office hours. Students should sign in at the Math/Stat Drop-In computer in the Cesar Chavez Atrium by room 103. Drop-In Tutoring is open Mon-Thu 10-4.