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PrecalculusIntroduction and evaluation of trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, geometry with trigonometry, parametric equations, special coordinate systems, complex numbers, exponential form of complex numbers, De Moivre's Theorem, roots of unity, geometry with complex numbers, twodimensional and threedimensional vectors and matrices, determinants, dot and cross product, applications of vectors and matrices to geometry. 
22 weeks 
22 weeks ARE YOU READY? DO YOU NEED THIS? SYLLABUS 
Schedule
Sunday
Aug 20  Feb 11 
7:30  9:00 PM ET
Aug 20  Feb 11
7:30  9:00 PM Eastern 6:30  8:00 PM Central 5:30  7:00 PM Mountain 4:30  6:00 PM Pacific Click here to see more time zones 
Martha Maria Bernal Guillen 
$650
(~$30/week)
$712 w/books

$650
(~$30/week)
CLOSED
With Books $712

Friday
Sep 8  Feb 23 
7:30  9:00 PM ET
Sep 8  Feb 23
7:30  9:00 PM Eastern 6:30  8:00 PM Central 5:30  7:00 PM Mountain 4:30  6:00 PM Pacific Click here to see more time zones 
Laura Pierson 
$650
(~$30/week)
$712 w/books

$650
(~$30/week)
CLOSED
With Books $712

Thursday
Sep 28  Mar 14 
7:30  9:00 PM ET
Sep 28  Mar 14
7:30  9:00 PM Eastern 6:30  8:00 PM Central 5:30  7:00 PM Mountain 4:30  6:00 PM Pacific Click here to see more time zones 
Heather Finotti 
$650
(~$30/week)
$712 w/books

$650
(~$30/week)
ENROLL
With Books $712

Sunday
Nov 12  Apr 28 
7:30  9:00 PM ET
Nov 12  Apr 28
7:30  9:00 PM Eastern 6:30  8:00 PM Central 5:30  7:00 PM Mountain 4:30  6:00 PM Pacific Click here to see more time zones 
Laura Pierson 
$650
(~$30/week)
$712 w/books

$650
(~$30/week)
ENROLL
With Books $712

Tuesday
Dec 12  May 21 
7:30  9:00 PM ET
Dec 12  May 21
7:30  9:00 PM Eastern 6:30  8:00 PM Central 5:30  7:00 PM Mountain 4:30  6:00 PM Pacific Click here to see more time zones 
Dan Kinch 
$650
(~$30/week)
$712 w/books

$650
(~$30/week)
ENROLL
With Books $712

AoPS Holidays
There are no classes October 31, November 20‐26, and December 21‐January 3, 2024.
Who Should Take?
This class typically follows our Intermediate Algebra course. Students should have completed an honors Algebra 2 or an equivalent course before considering this class. Students who have already taken a standard trigonometry or precalculus class should not simply assume this class is too easy for them. Instead, they should take the diagnostic test above to determine if this class is appropriate for them. Similarly, a student who has completed an honors Algebra 2 course should consider taking our Intermediate Algebra class prior to taking our Precalculus class. Our Intermediate Algebra class includes the nontrigonometric topics of a typical precalculus class, plus a great many interesting topics left out of most standard curricula.Lessons
Lesson 1  Basic Trigonometry 
Lesson 2  Graphing Trig and Inverse Trig Functions 
Lesson 3  Trigonometric Identities I 
Lesson 4  Trigonometric Identities II 
Lesson 5  Law of Cosines and Law of Sines 
Lesson 6  More Geometry with Trigonometry 
Lesson 7  Parametric Equations 
Lesson 8  Polar, Cylindrical, and Spherical Coordinates 
Lesson 9  Introduction to Complex Numbers and the Complex Plane 
Lesson 10  Trigonometry and Complex Numbers 
Lesson 11  Exponential Form 
Lesson 12  Roots of Unity 
Lesson 13  Geometry Using Complex Numbers 
Lesson 14  Vectors in Two Dimensions 
Lesson 15  Vectors and Matrices in Two Dimensions 
Lesson 16  Matrices in Two Dimensions 
Lesson 17  Matrices in Two Dimensions II 
Lesson 18  Determinants of 2x2 Matrices and Introduction to 3D Vectors 
Lesson 19  Matrices in Three Dimensions 
Lesson 20  Lines and Planes in Three Dimensions 
Lesson 21  Cross Product and Determinant 
Lesson 22  Applications of Vectors to Euclidean Geometry 
Required Textbook
Precalculus A comprehensive textbook covering precalculus topics. Specific topics covered include trigonometry, complex numbers, vectors, and matrices. Includes many problems from the AIME and USAMO competitions. 