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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYyARMqiaag&list=PLF797E961509B4EB5The calculus class begins with a review of essential math concepts, focusing on lines, slopes, and equations. The instructor explains how to derive the slope formula using two points and introduces the point-slope form of a line. The session covers graphing lines, finding equations of parallel and perpendicular lines, and manipulating equations into slope-intercept form. Additionally, the relationship between slope and the angle of inclination is explored using trigonometric functions. The instructor emphasizes the importance of understanding these foundational concepts to succeed in calculus. Basic geometry and algebraic techniques, including the distance formula, are also reviewed.
"Lines have infinite points, but specifically, you need at least two, right?"
"The slope is pretty much how a line rises or falls."
"Any point that we draw is going to have the coordinates X Y, this one will and this one will, but the problem is we need some way to tell a difference between those two points."
"If this was like the point of 3 comma 5, to get to 3 comma 5 you go over 3 and up five, right? So then this would be three, this is not 3 12 5, it's x1 y1, so we're going over x1. How far are we going up? Good."
"The reason why we couldn't use specific points is because we want to be able to plug in any two points that I give you, right?"
"We're going to manipulate that formula by fixing one point, we're going to be able to get the formula for lines."
"By fixing one point, only one point, I'm saying that's the one point I'm fixing x1 y1, I'm letting the other one be floating."
"If I multiply this by all, don't work cool, X minus x1 and over here X minus x1, is this gone?"
"It's called point-slope because it's named after what you need to complete it, you need a point and slope."
"Whenever your teacher taught you how to find the equation of a line, they taught you you need absolutely have to have two things, you have to have one point and something else, you also have to know the slope or be able to find the slope."
"As far as the slope goes, we need to pick one of these points to be x1 y1, another point to be x2 y2, just got to make sure it goes X Y and it goes 1 1 & 2 2, right?"
"Let's go ahead and try to find the equation of the line that passes through these two points, look at the couples or a head, we'll try to use a slope formula and then use point slope with what points."
"If you need help at this point, let me know, now would be a good time for me to help you."
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"We have y2 minus y1. What am I going to write down if I'm supposed to do y2 minus y1 right now?"
Explanation: Introduction to calculating the slope using the formula ( \frac{y2 - y1}{x2 - x1} ).
"We're subtracting, but that also has a negative sign. I'll be real careful about them and put it in parentheses to show that I'm subtracting an 8."
Explanation: Emphasizes the importance of handling negative signs carefully during subtraction.
"If we've got a point that we get the slope, we should be able to fill out point-slope."
Explanation: Transition from just calculating slope to using it in the point-slope form equation ( y - y1 = m(x - x1) ).
"Y plus 3 equals 1/2 X plus 2. If it's asking for point-slope, you know what, you're done."
Explanation: Illustrates the completion of converting to point-slope form.
"The reason why it's called slope-intercept is that's what you have that animal well that's our slope what's the B stand for?"
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"Whenever we have y equals MX plus B, when we have some number times X plus or minus some constant, we know that that's going to be called slope-intercept."
Explanation: Defines the slope-intercept form and its components.
"When we're graphing slope intercept that says if we have a negative 2, that means we're going down or left which what that means."
Explanation: Describes the effect of a negative y-intercept on graphing.
"Our slope is what was it is that up or down up how many and over to the right how many yeah the positive or negative tells you whether you're going up or down you always go to the right."
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"If I told you that this was a line y equals to some some number C where C wants what type of line is that?"
Explanation: Begins the discussion on identifying the type of line based on its equation.
"When y equals a constant, you're talking about a horizontal line."
Explanation: Explains that equations of the form ( y = C ) represent horizontal lines.
"If x equals our constant, we have an x intercept that's a vertical line."
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"Here we have an equation that's kind of a standard form of a line. It'd be standard form if we added three to one side."
Explanation: Introduces the standard form of a line equation.
"Go ahead and try that for me just go ahead and solve for y make up slope-intercept."
Explanation: Encourages practice in converting to slope-intercept form.
"4x over negative 2 what are you going to get out of that how much 2 and then plus or minus how much equals sure."
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"What do you know about parallel lines that's extra definition did you hear them over there we have the same exact slope that means we have parallel lines."
Explanation: Defines parallel lines as having the same slope.
"It's kind of like climbing stairs right the way stairs work is they're parallel that means you're going up and over the same rate."
Explanation: Uses an analogy to explain the concept of parallel lines having the same slope.
"Do perpendicular lines have the same slope? No, no, no actually perpendicular."
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"Perpendicular lines are lines where the slopes are negative reciprocals of each other."
"If it's parallel, it's going to be exactly the same. We know that our (m) is going to be (-\frac{2}{3})."
"Y - 7 = -\frac{2}{3} (X - 6)."
"This would change to our (\frac{3}{2}) X and be (-) how much Y it's 9."
"We know that tan theta, well that's Delta Y over Delta X but this is also the same thing as slope or (m)."
"The tangent of (\pi/6) is sine over cosine. The sine of (\pi/6) is 1/2, cosine of (\pi/6) is (\sqrt{3}/2)."
"Can you simplify that a little bit? Yeah, those twos are actually going to cross out."
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"Here's what you do to find the slope if you have the angle of inclination: you take your angle, you plug it in, and you figure out the tangent angle."
"We know negative 1 equals tan θ. How do we find θ? You can do tan inverse on both sides."
"Look at the unit circle, find out where sine and cosine are the same but have different signs because you know tangent is sine over cosine."
"You might have two of them; it’s not going to matter. You have the same exact value of the angle, choose either one, and they work out the same."
"We’re going to use a lot of trigonometry in this class. We’ll be doing things called derivatives and integrals, and they’re all going to involve trig functions."
"We know that this length is x₂ - x₁. We know that this distance is y₂ - y₁."
"If we take a leg squared plus another leg squared, that equals the hypotenuse squared."
"Would you be able to, if I gave you two points, find me an x₁ and y₁ and an x₂ and y₂ and plug them in?"
"Practice that stuff that’s on the test. I don’t care. To be honest with you, this is very much review stuff."