Site Accessibility Statement
Wilfrid Laurier University Centre for Student Success
August 25, 2016
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Precalculus Module Reference Notes



The following notes are provided as a reference for students completing the Precalculus Modules for any of MA103, MA100, MA110 or MA129.

These files are in pdf format, so a pdf reader is required to be able to view them. The latest version of Acrobat Reader can be downloaded for free; just click here.


Numeric Expressions

     Integers & Fractions    Reference Notes
     Powers & Roots    Reference Notes
     Order of Operations;  Number Systems    Reference Notes


Algebraic Expressions

     Definitions and Laws of Exponents     Reference Notes
     Arithmetic of Algebraic Expressions     Reference Notes
     Factoring     Reference Notes


Rational Expressions

     Simplifying Rational Expressions     Reference Notes
     Arithmetic of Rational Expressions     Reference Notes
     Complex Rational Expressions     Reference Notes


Solving Equations & Inequalities

     Polynomial Equations     Reference Notes
     Equations Containing Root, Rational or Absolute Value Expressions     Reference Notes
     Systems of Equations; Inequalities     Reference Notes


Geometry

Geometric Formulae; Cartesian Coordinate System     Reference Notes
       (Note: The front pages of the MA110 text contains most of the geometric formulae required)
Lines     Reference Notes
Second Degree Relations     Reference Notes


Functions & Graphing

Working with Functions     Reference Notes
Graphing     Reference Notes
Inverse Functions     Reference Notes


Exponentials & Logarithms

Simplifying Exponential/Logarithmic Expressions     Reference Notes
Solving Exp/Log Equations     Reference Notes
Exp/Log Functions     Reference Notes

Trigonometry & Trigonometric Functions

Right Angled Trigonometry     Reference Notes
Trigonometric Expression & Equations     Reference Notes
Trigonometric Functions     Reference Notes