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Pre-Calculus Mathematics 12

 


Introduction:

  • Prerequiste: Pre-Calculus 11 Math
  • This course prepares students for university mathematics (Calculus), science, engineering, commerce and other programs. It focuses on mathematical problem solving, while developing the skills and concepts for further studies. Topics covered are in the chart below.
 

Course Layout:

Topic

Learning Activities

(Learning Activities)

Course Completion Milestones

Unit 1

TRANSFORMATIONS

  • Unit Lessons (5)
  • Practice Activities (1)
  • Unit 1 Quizzes (3)
  • Unit 1--Send-In Assignment (1)
  • Exam, Unit 1 (1)

Unit 1--12.5%

Unit 2

GRAPHING  RADICALS  AND  RATIONALS

  • Unit Lessons (6)
  • Practice Activities (1)
  • Unit 2 Quizzes (2)
  • Unit 2--Learning Guide (1)
  • Exam, Unit 2 (1)

Unit 2--12.5%

Unit 3

POLYNOMIALS

  • Unit Lessons (5)
  • Practice Activities (1)
  • Unit 3 Quizzes (3)
  • Unit 3--Learning Guide (1)
  • Exam, Unit 3 (1)

Unit 3--12.5%

Unit 4

EXPONENTS AND LOGARITHMS

  • Unit Lessons (10)
  • Practice Activities (1)
  • Unit 4 Quizzes (5)
  • Unit 4--Learning Guide (1)
  • Exam, Units 4 (1)
  • Mid-Term Exam (1)

Unit 4--12.5%

Unit 5

CIRCULAR FUNCTIONS

  • Unit Lessons (10)
  • Practice Activities (1)
  • Unit 5 Quizzes (5)
  • Unit 5--Learning Guide (1)
  • Exam, Unit 5 (1)

Unit 5--12.5%

Unit 6

TRIGONOMETRIC EQUATIONS AND IDENTITIES

  • Unit Lessons (6)
  • Practice Activities (1)
  • Unit 6 Quizzes (3)
  • Unit 6--Learning Guide (1)
  • Exam, Unit 6 (1)

Unit 6--12.5%

Unit 7

PERMUTATIONS AND COMBINATIONS

  • Unit Lessons (5)
  • Practice Activities (1)
  • Unit 7 Quizzes (4)
  • Unit7--Learning Guide (1)
  • Exam, Unit 7 (1)

Unit 7--12.5%

Unit 8

FUNCTION NOTATION AND OPERATIONS

  • Unit Lessons (4)
  • Practice Activities (1)
  • Unit 8 Quizzes (3)
  • Unit 8--Learning Guide (1)
  • Exam, Units 8 (1)
  • Final Exam (1)

Unit 8--12.5%

 



Delivery and Support:

  • Online Only. Teacher and student work together in Moodle. Self paced. Start at any time.
  • Each Unit has a series of lessons. Unit 1 has a Send-In assignment. Units 2-8 are self guided Learning Guides.
  • Unit, Mid-Term and Final exams are invigilated/supervised. They are arranged with your exam/test supervisor. For Information please refer to the NCDES Website/Resourses & Information/Exam Supervision Form  or the Introductory Course Email(Course teacher sent you).


Communication:

  • Email, Moodle Message are the two preferred methods or telephone. Feedback  is done in Moodle through the GradeBook section.


Resources:

  • A graphing calculator is required. A Texas Instrument Ti 83/84, 83/84 Plus or newer model is recommended.
  • There is no required textbook for this course.
  • The ability to print and scan material.

 

Assessment:

  • Unit 1 Assignment and Unit 2-8 Learning Guides: 30%
  • Unit Quizzes: 15%
  • Unit Exams: 35%
  • Mid-Term and Final Exam: 10% each
  • Achievement is assessed as a measure of achievement relative to Ministry prescribed learning outcomes. These can be viewed by clicking the link. 
  • Curriculum may be viewed within the Ministry of Education Integrated Resource Package.




Credits: 4


Technical Requirements:


Browser: Firefox or Chrome recommended
Internet: Cable or ADSL 

Additional Software: Adobe Reader, full Flash and Java support, an office suite, ability to play audio and video files
For additional information on computer requirements, please refer to the Computer Requirements and Standards section under Resources & Information on our home page, and to the contents of the Introductory Orientation Course.

 

For definitions of some terms please refer to our glossary.