# PreCalculus 11

We will be using the new curriculum, which was finalized this year. The Big Ideas are

Algebra allows us to generalize relationships through abstract thinking.

The meanings of, and connections between, operations extend to powers, radicals, and polynomials.

Quadratic relationships are prevalent in the world around us.

Trigonometry involves using proportional reasoning to solve indirect measurement problems.

Textbook: McAskill et al., Pre-Calculus 11, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2011.

Assessment will be based on unit tests, homework, quizzes, and a final exam.

Assignments 15%

Unit Tests and Quizzes 70%

Final Exam 15%

Assignments will be marked by the student and handed in. Answer keys will be provided.

Quizzes will fall throughout the course units.

Unit Tests will occur at the end of each unit.

The final exam will take place in the exam period.

### Content

real number system

powers with rational exponents

radical operations and equations

polynomial factoring

rational expressions and equations

quadratic functions and equations

linear and quadratic inequalities

trigonometry: non-right triangles and angles in standard position

financial literacy: compound interest, investments, loans