Math 11 – Pre-Calculus


It is recommended that students take Math 10: Foundations and Pre-Calculus prior to enrolling in this course.
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View the complete Learning Outcomes for this course:  Pre-calculus Math 11 Curriculum

Unit 1:  Absolute Value and Radicals

  • Lesson 1:  Real Numbers and Absolute Value
  • Lesson 2:  Simplifying Radicals
  • Lesson 3: Adding and Subtracting Radicals
  • Lesson 4: Multiplying Radicals
  • Lesson 5: Dividing and Rationalizing Radicals
  • Lesson 6: Solving Radical Equations

Unit 2:  Factoring Poynomials

  • Lesson 1:  Common Factors
  • Lesson 2:  Factoring Simple Trinomials
  • Lesson 3:  Factoring Messy Trinomials
  • Lesson 4:  Difference of Squares and Perfect Trinomial Squares
  • Lesson 5:  Factoring by Substitution and Grouping

Unit 3:  Rational Expressions

  • Lesson 1: Rational Expressions and Non-Permissible Values
  • Lesson 2: Simplifying Rational Expressions
  • Lesson 3: Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
  • Lesson 4: Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
  • Lesson 5: Solving Rational Equations
  • Lesson 6: Solving Problems Involving Rational Expressions

Unit 4: Quadratic Functions

  • Lesson 1: Quadratic Functions – Translations
  • Lesson 2: Quadratic Functions, Expansions, Compressions
  • Lesson 3: Determining Equations of Quadratic Functions
  • Lesson 4: Changing from General Form to Standard Form

Unit 5:  Solving Quadratic Equations

  • Lesson 1: Solving Quadratics by Factoring
  • Lesson 2: Solving Quadratics by the Square Root Principle
  • Lesson 3: Solving Quadratics by Using the Quadratic Formula
  • Lesson 4: The Discriminant

Unit 6:  Solving Systems of Equations

  • Lesson 1: Solving Quadratic Inequalities
  • Lesson 2: Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
  • Lesson 3: Solving Linear-Quadratic Systems in Two Variables
  • Lesson 4: Solving Quadratic-Quadratic Systems in Two Variables
  • Lesson 5: Solving Linear-Quadratic Inequalities in Two Variables
  • Lesson 6: Solving Quadratic-Quadratic Systems of Inequalities in Two Variables

Unit 7:  Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences and Series

  • Lesson 1: Arithmetic Sequences
  • Lesson 2: Arithmetic Series
  • Lesson 3: Geometric Sequences
  • Lesson 4: Geometric Series
  • Lesson 5: Infinite Geometric Series

Unit 8:  Trigonometry

  • Lesson 1: Angles in Standard Position
  • Lesson 2: Trig Ratios of Angles in Standard Position
  • Lesson 3: Exact Values Sine, Cosine, and Tangent of Special Angles
  • Lesson 4: Solving Conditional Trig Equations
  • Lesson 5: The Sine Law
  • Lesson 6: Sine  Law and the Ambiguous Case
  • Lesson 7: The Cosine Law

Unit 9: Absolute Value and Reciprocal Functions

  • Lesson 1: Absolute Value Functions
  • Lesson 2: Solving Absolute Value Equations
  • Lesson 3: Graphing Linear Reciprocal Functions
  • Lesson 4: Using Technology to Graph Quadratic Reciprocal Functions
  • Lesson 5: Graphing Quadratic Reciprocal Functions

Assessment

  • First Assignment:  1 (10%)
  • Assignments:          9 (30%)
  • Tests:                        4 (60%) 

Required Resources: a computer with internet access. A graphing/scientific calculator (available online)

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