It is here that I will be linking to any supplementary materials for the precalculus study this summer.
Here is a copy of the syllabus:Precalculus plan
At the end of the first week, there was an exam covering Appendix B, sections 1.1-1.6, and sections 2.1-2.5. That was this exam.
I have written up a set of exercises that expand on the first week’s lessons. These are not at all required, and no material from these exercises will be on any future test or quiz. But I recommend attempting them – they’re good for you.
At the end of the second week, there was an exam covering material from chapters 3 and 4. That was this exam.
We are about to finish our third week, and are over halfway through. I have started to write up a resource aimed at reviewing the first three weeks’ material and developing speed in solving. I will add to it on Friday evening and finish it by Saturday afternoon. These are required, unlike the previous exercises. You can find the draft here.
At the end of the third week, there was an exam covering material from chapters 4-6. That was this exam.
I have updated the exercise list noticeably. The updated draft can be found here. I want to note in particular the particularly long exercise 2.27. Depending on how you want to approach it, you might want to start on it early.
At the end of the fourth week, there was an exam on conics. That was this exam.
I’ve updated it once more – but I lied about this being the last update. There’s one more. Monday evening update – here.
The end is almost here! I should note that I’ve put something on synthetic division on the main part of my blog. I wanted to use colors in the long division – it makes it really clear – but WordPress doesn’t have all the powers of (the markup language I use to make things mathy-looking). So, it’s not quite as good as I would have hoped. So it goes!