Course Details - Mathematics and Statistics - Penn State Altoona

Math 081

Technical Mathematics I

3 credits

Blue Book Description: Algebraic expressions, equations, systems of equations, trigonometric functions, graphs, solution of triangles, vectors.

Pre-requisites: MATH 004 or satisfactory performance on the mathematics proficiency examination.

Pre-requisite for: MATH 082

Suggested Textbook:
Basic Technical Mathematics with Calculus, 9th edition, by A. J. washington, published by Addison-Wesley Pub.
Check with your instructor to make sure this is the textbook used for your section.

Topics:
BASIC ALGEBRAIC OPERATIONS
FUNCTIONS AND GRAPHS
TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
SYSTEMS OF LINEAR EQUATIONS AND DETERMINANTS
FACTORING AND FRACTIONS
QUADRATIC EQUATIONS
TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS OF ANY ANGLE
VECTORS AND OBLIQUE TRIANGLES
GRAPHS OF THE TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS