Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-Calculus 10

Introduction: This course introduces students to the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills further developed in the Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-calculus pathways. Topics include algebra, measurement, number and relations and functions. The seven mathematical processes (communication, connections, mental mathematics and estimation, problem solving, technology and visualization) are interwoven throughout the mathematical topics.:. 

Course Layout:

2Relations & Functions
3Linear Relations
4Linear Systems
Midterm Exam
9Financial Literacy
Final Exam

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).


Students/Teacher may use Email, Moodle Message or telephone. Feedback for marked assignments and exams is done in Moodle through the GradeBook section.


  • A basic Scientific calculator is required.
  • Geometry Set
  • There is no required textbook for this course.
  • The ability to print and scan materials.


  • Send-in Assignments: 50%
  • Unit Exams:                  30%
  • Midterm Exam:            10%
  • Final Exam:                   10%
  • 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.