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Mathematics

Mathematics

The placement exam for College Trigonometry (Math 1022) consists of 20 multiple choice questions taken from the topics listed below.

A standard scientific calculator such as the TI-30XIIS or TI-30XIIB is allowed. Graphing calculators and calculators with symbolic notation or natural display capabilities, such as the TI-36XPro and any of the TI Mulitiview series, Casio Natural Display series, HPSmartCalc series, and Sharp Writeview series are NOT allowed.

Formula sheets are not allowed when taking this exam.

Angles in degree and radian measure

Arclength and sector area

Right triangle definitions of the trigonometric functions

Applications in right triangles

Definitions of the trigonometric functions of general angles

Trigonometric functions of angles belonging to the π/3, π/4, π/6, and quadrantal angle families

The Unit Circle

Graphs and properties of the trigonometric functions

Inverse trigonometric functions

Trigonometric identities

Sum and difference formulas

Double-angle and half-angle formulas

Trigonometric equations

Law of Sines

Law of Cosines

Area of triangles

Polar coordinates and polar graphs