 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, logical reasoning, probability, relations and functions and fractals.

MODULE 1

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?
• Module 1 test

MODULE 2

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: Combination
• Module 2 test

MODULE 3

Unit 5: 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

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

Module 3 Test

MODULE 4

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

Module 4 test

ASSESSMENT

• Unit Assignments (8 total) 40%
• Module Tests (4 total) 60%

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

BC Performance Standards