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MAST10005 Calculus 1 v2.

Practice class 1

• Ice-breaking activity.
Have a chat with someone else in the class. Find out:
– their name
– what course they’re doing
– something interesting about them.
Then tell the class about your new friend!

• About the subject. . .


Your tutor will explain how the subject and practice classes run. Please ask any questions
you may have!

• Find your way around the Mathematics & Statistics building.


Your tutor will take you for a short tour of the Mathematics & Statistics building. Some
useful places are:
– the Maths & Stats Learning Centre (MSLC)
– the assignment boxes (near Wilson lab)
– subject coordinator’s office (Alex Ghitza, in 166)
– and tutor coordinator’s office (Anthony Mays, room G47)
– the general office.

Revision of trigonometric functions


1. Draw ‘standard triangles’ with angles:
π π π π π π
, , and , , .
6 3 2 4 4 2
Use these triangles, and the graphs of sin and cos, to evaluate the following:
(a) sin( π6 ) (b) cos( π4 ) (c) tan( π3 ) (d) cos( π2 )
(e) tan( π4 ) (f) sin( π2 ) (g) cos(π) (h) sin( π4 )
(i) tan( π6 ) (j) sin( π3 ) (k) sin(π) (l) cos( π3 )

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MAST10005 Calculus 1 v2.2

2. In the circle of radius R below, find the following as algebraic expressions:

R
a
d x
y b
c
R

(a) sin(x) (b) cos(x) (c) tan(x)


(d) sin(y) (e) cos(y) (f) tan(y)

3. Find the following:


(a) sin(2π/3) (b) cos(−π/4) (c) tan(−3π/4)
(d) sin(7π/6) (e) cos(5π/6) (f) tan(5π/3)

4. For each of the following, find all values of x in the range 0 ≤ x < 2π which satisfy the
given equation.

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(a) sin(x) = 0 (b) cos(x) = 2
(c) tan(x) = 1

(d) cos(x) = −1 (e) tan(x) = 3 (f) sin(x) = √1
2

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(g) cos(x) = 0 (h) sin(x) = 2
(i) tan(x) = − √13

(j) cos(x) = − √12 (k) sin(x) = − 12 (l) cos(x) = − 12

5. In each case, sketch the graph (iv), by first sketching graphs (i) to (iii).
You should sketch them over the domain [0, 2π].
(a) (i) y = sin(x) (ii) y = sin(3x) (iii) y = 2 sin(3x)
(iv) y = 2 sin(3x) + 1
(b) (i) y = cos(x) (ii) y = cos(2x) (iii) y = − cos(2x)
(iv) y = − cos(2(x − π6 ))
(c) (i) y = sin(x) (ii) y = 3 sin(x) (iii) y = 3 sin(x + π4 )
(iv) y = 3 sin(x + π4 ) − 3