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MAT 134 Trigonometry with Applications

Textbook:

Introduction to Trigonometry and Geometry

Author:

Beck and Chopra

sections:

Geometry

Special Angles Part 1

1.2, 2.2, 2.3

Special Angles Part 2

2.3, 3.2

Circles/Arcs/Circumference

The Pythagoean Theorem

3.4

Using Geometry

3.2, 4.1-4.3

Measurement

Metric Measurement

1.3

Area Part 1

2.4

Area Part 2

3.2

Volume

8.3-8.5

Using Measurement

Triangles and Lines

Congruent Triangles Part 1

3.2

Congruent Triangles Part 2

3.2

Congruent Triangle Problems

3.2

Angles in Pairs

2.3

Transitive Properties of Lines

2.3

The Sum of Angles in a Triangle

2.4

The Pythagorean Theorem 2

3.4

Solving the Right Triangle Problems

4.1

30-60 Degree Right Triangles

4.1

Proportionality

4.1

Sense of Proportion

4.1

Not everything is Created Equal

Polygons

Introduction to Polygons

2.4

Summing up Angles

2.4

Angles in Regular Polygons

2.4

Parallelograms Part 1

2.3, 2.4

Parallelograms Part 2

2.3, 2.4

Rhombuses and Trapzoids

2.3, 2.4

Transformations, Symmetry and Area

Symmetry

3.3

Translations

Rotations

Area - Right Triangles and Parallelograms

2.4

Area - any Triangle

3.2

Area - Trapezoids and Rhombuses

3.2

Measuring Circumference

3.4

The Length of Arcs

The Area of Circles

3.4

Right Triangles and Trigonometry

most of chapters 4 and 5

Radian Measure

2.2, 7.2

Circular Functions

4.3, 4.4, 7.1-7.5

Three more Trigonometric Functions

4.3, 4.4, 7.5

Laws of Sines and Cosines

6.1 - 6.3

Solids and Coordinate Geometry

Prisms

8.4

Area and Volume of Cylinders

8.5

Area and Volume of Cones

8.6

The Distance Formula

8.1, 8.2

Slope

3.3

Coordinates in Three Dimensions

8.1, 8.2

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Vectors, area, and angular velocity

5.2, 6.4, 7.2

You can use EDUCO software for these (arc length, vectors, inverse trig functions). The Educo software is found in Academic applications > Math > Educo > Tutorials

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