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Precalculus Module Reference Notes



The following notes are provided as a reference for students completing the Precalculus Modules for any of MA103, MA101, MA110 or MA129.

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Module A - Numeric Expressions

     Assignment 1 - Integers & Fractions    Reference Notes
     Assignment 2 - Powers & Roots    Reference Notes
     Assignment 3 - Order of Operations;  Number Systems    Reference Notes


Module B - Algebraic Expressions

     Assignment 1 - Definitions and Laws of Exponents     Reference Notes
     Assignment 2 - Arithmetic of Algebraic Expressions     Reference Notes
     Assignment 3 - Factoring     Reference Notes


Module C - Rational Expressions

     Assignment 1 - Simplifying Rational Expressions     Reference Notes
     Assignment 2 - Arithmetic of Rational Expressions     Reference Notes
     Assignment 3 - Complex Rational Expressions     Reference Notes


Module D - Solving Equations & Inequalities

     Assignment 1 - Polynomial Equations     Reference Notes     
     Assignment 2 - Equations Containing Root, Rational or Absolute Value Expressions     Reference Notes
     Assignment 3 - Systems of Equations; Inequalities     Reference Notes


Module E - Geometry

Assignment 1 - Geometric Formulae; Cartesian Coordinate System     Reference Notes
       (Note: The front pages of the MA110 text contains most of the geometric formulae required)
Assignment 2 - Lines     Reference Notes
Assignment 3 - Second Degree Relations     Reference Notes


Module F - Functions & Graphing

Assignment 1 - Working with Functions     Reference Notes
Assignment 2 - Graphing     Reference Notes
Assignment 3 - Inverse Functions     Reference Notes


Module G - Exponentials & Logarithms

Assignment 1 - Simplifying Exponential/Logarithmic Expressions     Reference Notes
Assignment 2 - Solving Exp/Log Equations     Reference Notes
Assignment 3 - Exp/Log Functions     Reference Notes


Module H - Trigonometry & Trigonometric Functions

Assignment 1 - Right Angled Trigonometry     Reference Notes
Assignment 2 - Trigonometric Expression & Equations     Reference Notes
Assignment 3 - Trigonometric Functions     Reference Notes