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math210 Syllabus

Math 210: Practical Mathematics

Text: Technical Mathematics, 6th edition, Paul Calter and Michael Calter, Wiley, 2011.

Prerequisites:Credit for math 102, math 103/104, or math 105. A TI83, TI83+, or TI84 graphing calculator is required.

Sections and Topics

  • 1.1 Real Numbers
  • 1.2 Addition and Subtraction
  • 1.3 Multiplication
  • 1.4 Division
  • 1.5 Powers and Roots
  • 1.6 Combined Operations
  • 1.8 Units of Measurement
  • 1.9 Percentage
  • 6.1 Straight Lines and Angles
  • 6.2 Triangles
  • 6.3 Quadrilaterals
  • 6.4 The Circle
  • 6.5 Polyhedra
  • 6.6 Cylinder, Cone and Sphere
  • 7.1 The Trig Functions
  • 7.2 Solving a Right Triangle
  • 7.3 Applications of Right Triangles
  • 7.4 Angles in Standard Position
  • 8.1 Trig Functions of Any Angle
  • 8.2 Finding the Angle
  • 8.3 Law of Sines
  • 8.4 Law of Cosines
  • 8.5 Applications
  • 7.5 Introduction to Vectors
  • 7.6 Applications of Vectors
  • 8.6 Nonperpendicular Vectors
  • 14.1 Radian Measure
  • 14.2 Arc Length
  • 14.3 Uniform Circular Motion
  • 15.1 The Sine Curve
  • 15.2 Graphing the Sine Curve
  • 15.4 The Cosine Curve
  • 17.1 Ratio and Proportion
  • 17.2 Similar Figures
  • 17.3 Direct Variation
  • 17.4 The Power Function
  • 17.5 Inverse Variation
  • 17.6 Joint and Combination Variation
  • 18.2 Logarithms
  • 18.3 Properties of Logarithms
  • 18.4 Exponential Equations
  • 18.5 Logarithmic Equations

Last updated 19 August 2011