**MATH 141 - PRECALCULUS**

** NOTES FOR MIDTERM 2**

** OUTLINE FOR MIDTERM 2**** (3 pages): **Math141Outline2.pdf

**BIG FILES:**** **Sections
2.1-2.4
Sections
2.5-2.7
Chapter
3

**SMALLER FILES (if you cant get
the big files):**

**Chapter 2:
Polynomial and Rational Functions (about 82 pages)**

Section 2.1 in Larson:
Quadratic Functions (and Parabolas)

Section 2.2 in Larson:
Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree

Section 2.3 in Larson: Long and
Synthetic Polynomial Division

Section 2.4 in Larson: Complex
Numbers

Section 2.5 in Larson:
Finding Zeros of Polynomial Functions

**
MINOR CORRECTION: **

Section 2.5, Notes
2.55: Factor
over **C** and find all of its ** complex** zeros.

Section 2.5, Part 3 (The
QF Method for Factoring Quadratics)

Section 2.6 in Larson: Rational
Functions

Section 2.7 in Larson:
Nonlinear Inequalities

**Chapter 3:
Exponential and Log Functions (40 pages)**

Section 3.1 in Larson:
Exponential Functions and Their Graphs

Section 3.2 in Larson: Log
Functions and Their Graphs

Section 3.3 in Larson: (More)
Properties of Logs

Sections 3.4 and 3.5 in Larson:
Exponential and Log Equations and Models

**(Page Count)**

Midterm 2 Notes:
about 125 pages total; about 283 pages total so far.