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##
Mathematics

- Physics expresses relationships between phenomena in mathematical
language. There are some basic mathematical tools which you
must be able to use in order to pass this course.
- You must know how to use
**scientific notation**.
See Appendix A in your textbook.
- You must know some basic
**geometry**;
see Appendix E in your textbook.
- You must be able to solve
**algebraic problems** with
- one equation with one unknown
- two equations with two unknowns
- the quadratic formula

See Appendix C.
- You must understand basic
**trigonometry**, including
the sine, cosine, and tangent functions.
- You must be able to use your
**calculator** properly and
efficiently.

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