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Topics and Approximate Timeline

The following table is based on a typical semester schedule-- 75 class meetings of 50 minutes each. The actual amount of time spent on each topic will vary slightly from semester to semester and instructor to instructor.

  NUMBER OF
TOPIC MEETINGS
Algebra Background for Precalculus 6
Coordinates and Graphs 5
Functions 6
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 7
Trigonometric Functions of Angles 6
Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers 12
Additional Topics in Trigonometry 7
Polynomials and Roots of Polynomial Equations 8
Group Work or Matrix Methods or Induction 11
Exams/Review 7



Randall Holmes
1999-08-17