Math Lab Page for David Katz, Tutor and Lecturer in Mathematics

Below you will find links to suggested solutions for some of the interesting math problems I have encountered while tutoring in the Math Lab at Preston Ridge Campus, Frisco, Texas

 Date Course Problem Topic Mar. 11, 2011 MATH 1314 - College Algebra Getting irrational with the Rational Zeros Theorem Apr. 20, 2011 MATH 2413 - Calculus I Compute principal cube root Oct. 02, 2011 MATH 2414 - Calculus II Compute arc length Oct. 12, 2011 MATH 1316 - Trigonometry What is a phase angle? Oct. 13, 2011 MATH 1342 - Statistics Compute μ for the given normal distribution Oct. 20, 2011 MATH 2412 - Precalculus What is a tangent line really? Oct. 26, 2011 MATH 2413 - Calculus I How do I compute a number raised to power like √2 - without a calculator? Nov. 01, 2011 MATH 1314 - College Algebra Applied Exponential Problems: What Base Should I Use? Nov. 02, 2011 MATH 2412 - Precalculus The Rotating Beacon and a Wall Problem: A Very Helpful Picture Nov. 03, 2011 MATH 2414 - Calculus II Area inside a Polar Curve with 12 Petals Apr. 10, 2012 MATH 2312 - Precalculus Is a partial fraction decomposition unique? Apr. 24, 2013 MATH 1342 - Statistics Do I really need to do this hypothesis test? Apr. 29, 2014 MATH 2412 - Precalculus Is there an easier way to rotate axes for conic equations?

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