Pre-calculus is College Level Algebra. It will continue to extend the ideas of (1) functions: graphs, transformations, combinations and inverses, (2) Polynomials, (2) rational expressions, (3) exponential and logarithmic functions and applications, (4) Systems of equations and matrices. Graphing calculator required.
Pre-calculus includes Trigonometry. Topics for this course include (1) trigonometric functions, (2) trigonometric equations, and (3) introduction to vectors.
This course is taught as a yearlong course. Students may opt to take this course as concurrent enrollment through Utah State University.
- Recommended Prerequisite: Geometry and Math ACT score of at least 23 or satisfactory score on Math Placement Exam (1010 final or Accuplacer)
- Credits: A one high school credit (up to 6 credits through USU at personal cost)
- Fulfills a math elective
- Students will complete in 11th or 12th grade