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PreCalculus Mathematics 11

 


Introduction:

Prerequiste: Foundations and Pre-Calculus 10 Math

This pathway is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for Post-secondary studies in programs that may require the study of theoretical calculus. Topics include algebra and number, relations and functions and trigonometry.
 

Course Layout:

Topic

Learning Activities

(% of Learning Activities)

Course Completion Milestones

Unit 1:

ABSOLUTE VALUE AND RADICALS

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 1--Send-In Assignment (6)

Unit 1--10%

Unit 2:

FACTORING POLYNOMIALS

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 2--Send-In Assignment (5)
  • Module 1 Exam, Units 1/2 (3.5)

Unit 2--12.5%

Unit 3:

RATIONAL EXPRESSIONS

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 3--Send-In Assignment (6)

Unit 3--10%

Unit 4:

QUADRATIC FUNCTIONS

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 4--Send-In Assignment (5)
  • Module 2 Exam, Units 3/4 (3.5)

Unit 4--12.5%

Unit 5:

SOLVING QUADRATIC EQUATIONS

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 5--Send-In Assignment (6)

Unit 5--10%

Unit 6:

SOLVING SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 6--Send-In Assignment (5)
  • Module 3 Exam, Units 5/6 (3.5)

Unit 6--12.5%

UNIT 7:

ARITHMETIC AND GEOMETRIC SEQUENCES AND SERIES

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 7--Send-In Assignment(6)

Unit 7--10%

UNIT 8: TRIGONOMETRY

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 8--Send-In Assignment(6)

Unit 8--10%

UNIT 9:

ABSOLUTE VALUE AND RECIPROCAL FUNCTIONS

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 9--Send-In Assignment (5)
  • Module 4 Exam, Units 7/8/9 (3.5)

Unit 9--12.5%



Delivery and Support:

  • Online Only. Teacher and student work together in Moodle. Self paced. Start any time.
  • Each Unit has a series of lessons and a Send-In assignment.
  • Module exams are invigilated exams that are arranged with your 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:

  • Students/Teacher may use Email, Moodle Message or telephone. Feedback for marked assignments and exams 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 Assignments 40%
  • Module Exams 60%
  • Achievement is asessed 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.