MATH1020 Geometry and Trigonometry

This course includes practical applications of basic definitions and properties of plane geometry, trigonometric functions, the law of sines, the law of cosines and vectors.





Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Solve line, angle, and triangle problems
Solve Pythagorean theorem problems
Solve polygon perimeter and area problems
Solve circle, chord, circumference, sector, segment, and area problems
Solve line/circle intersection problems
Solve sine, cosine, and tangent problems
Solve right and oblique triangle application problems
Solve Law of Sines and Law of Cosines problems
Solve vector problems

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

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Credit Details