Math 12 Foundations

This course is in the process of being revised. It currently is not compatible with iOS and will not work on an iPhone or iPad

View the complete Learning Outcomes for this course: Foundations of Math 12 Curriculum 

This course is suited for students who will continue their studies at a post-secondary institution, but not with a math or science focus.

Students use headphones/speakers to hear narration and explanation while the material is presented online. Students have complete control over the pace at which they learn the lesson – lessons can be paused, resumed, and repeated using simple navigation buttons. Examples are interactive with animated step-by-step flash and video whiteboard solutions

Unit 1: Finance: Investing Money

  • Lesson 1: Simple Interest
  • Lesson 2: Future Value and Compound Interest
  • Lesson 3: Using Technology for Financial Calculations – Part One
  • Lesson 4: Using Technology for Financial Calculations – Part Two
  • Lesson 5: Compound Interest with Regular Payments

Unit 2: Borrowing Money

  • Lesson 1: Analyzing Loans
  • Lesson 2: Credit Cards and Pay Day Loans
  • Lesson 3: Investing Credit Card Repayment Options
  • Lesson 4: Should you Buy, Lease or Rent

Unit 3: Set Notation

  • Lesson 1: Set Notation and Different Types of Sets
  • Lesson 2: Intersection and Union of Sets
  • Lesson 3: Application of Set Theory
  • Lesson 4: Conditional, Converse, Inverse, and Contrapositive Statements

Unit 4: Combinatorics

  • Lesson 1: Fundamental Counting Principle
  • Lesson 2: Permutations when Objects are Not Similar
  • Lesson 3: Permutations when Objects are Similar
  • Lesson 4: Combinations

Unit 5: Probability

  • Lesson 1: Probability Terminology and Notation
  • Lesson 2: Mutually Exclusive Events    Events: A and B
  • Lesson 3: Conditional Probability           Events: A and B
  • Lesson 4: Problems Involving Conditional Probability
  • Lesson 5: Probability Involving Permutations and Combinations

Unit 6: Polynomial Functions

  • Lesson 1: Graphs of Polynomial Functions
  • Lesson 2: Characteristics of the Equations of Polynomial Functions
  • Lesson 3:  Using Technology to Model Data with a Line of Best Fit
  • Lesson 4: Using Technology to Model Data with a Curve of Best Fit

Unit 7: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

  • Lesson 1: Characteristics of Graphs of Exponential Functions
  • Lesson 2: Characteristics of Graphs of Logarithmic Functions
  • Lesson 3: Using Technology to Model Data using Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Unit 8: Sinusoidal Functions

  • Lesson 1: Radian Measure and Angles in Standard Position
  • Lesson 2: Characteristics of Periodic Functions
  • Lesson 3: Sinusoidal Functions
  • Lesson 4: Using Technology to Model Data with Sinusoidal Functions


  • First Assignment: 1 (10%)
  • Assignments:  8       (30%)
  • Tests:  8                    (60%)

Required Resource: Access to a computer with speakers/headphones and internet.

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