Precalculus

ACCESS Course Number: 
214
State Course Number: 
210020
Subject Area: 
Audience: 
09-12
Credits: 
1
Prerequisites: 
Algebra II with Trigonometry
Testing Requirements: 
Term Exams
Materials: 

Scientific Calculator

Mathtype (Provided by SDE)

Geogebra (free)

A media player

Course does not require textbook

Description: 

NOTE: FULFILLS ONE OF THE FOUR MATHEMATICS CREDITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION. Precalculus is a course designed for students who have successfully completed the Algebra II with Trigonometry course. This course is considered to be a prerequisite for success in calculus and college mathematics. Algebraic, graphical, numerical, and verbal analyses are incorporated during investigations of the Precalculus content standards. Parametric equations, polar relations, vector operations, conic sections, and limits are introduced. Content for this course also includes an expanded study of polynomial and rational functions, trigonometric functions, and logarithmic and exponential functions. Application-based problem solving is an integral part of the course. Instruction should include appropriate use of technology to facilitate continued development of students’ higher-order thinking skills.

This course is also available as a Credit Advancement Course. Please read the statement regarding Credit Advancement.