Math 12 Foundations

Ministry code: FOM 12


It is recommended that students complete: Foundations Mathematics 11 or equivalent prior to enrolling in this course.

View the complete Learning Standards for this course here:   Foundations Math 12

This course is designed to provide students with developing mathematical understandings that are identified for post-secondary studies in programs that do not require the study of theoretical calculus. Topics in this course include financial mathematics, conics, probability, relations and functions and fractals.

Unit 1: 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: Investigating Credit Card Repayment Options
  • Lesson 4: Should you Buy, Lease, or Rent?

Unit 3: 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 4: Probability

  • Lesson 1: Probability Terminology and Notation
  • Lesson 2: Mutually Exclusive 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

Project

Midterm Exam

Unit 5: 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 6: 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 7: 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

Unit 8: Conics

  • Lesson 1: Introducing Conic Sections
  • Lesson 2: Conic Sections as a Locus
  • Lesson 3: Ellipse and Hyperbola as a Locus
  • Lesson 4: Applications of Conics

Unit 9: Constructions and Fractals

  • Lesson 1: Constructing Perpendicular Bisectors and Tangents
  • Lesson 2: Polygons, Tessellations, and Geometric Art
  • Lesson 3: Introduction to Fractals, Fractal Geometry, and L-Systems

Project 2

Final Exam

ASSESSMENT

  • Unit Reviews, Projects, Quizzes: 40%
  • Exams: 60%

Required Resources:  a computer with internet access and headphones/speakers. A graphing calculator.

BC Performance Standards