Feb 21, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

MAT 165 - Trigonometry for Engineering and Science


Course Description: Topics include a study of unit circle and right triangle trigonometry, trigonometric functions and their graphs, inverse circular functions, trigonometric identities, trigonometric equations and inequalities, vectors, and the Law of Sines and Cosines. Application and word problems will be emphasized. Additional topics such as polar coordinates and parametric equations may be included.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of MAT 195 with a C or better
General Education Elective(s): Math all programs
Note(s): A TI - 83+ or 84+ graphing calculator is required.

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the use of the definitions of Trigonometric functions, their graphs, and the units of measurement of angles, as they relate to circles and triangles.
  • Verify Trigonometric identities.
  • Solve trigonometric equations.
  • Apply vector algebra to solve a variety of physics problems.

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