Pre-Calculus Course

Online Pre-Calculus Course

Take an accredited high school Pre-Calculus course entirely online. Get started today for only $225!

<p>Northgate Academy’s Pre-Calculus course bridges the gap between advanced algebra topics and trigonometry, preparing students for calculus through an exploration of graphs, nonlinear systems, and various functions. This course emphasizes the understanding of polynomial, rational, logarithmic, quadratic, exponential, and periodic functions, equipping students with the skills to tackle real-world problems. By engaging with topics like limits, continuity, derivatives, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, students gain a deeper insight into the mathematical concepts that underpin calculus.</p>

<p>Throughout this course, learners are encouraged to apply their knowledge to model real-world concepts, analyze data using normal distribution approximations, and incorporate technology in solving mathematical problems. By the end of the course, students will have a thorough understanding of the relationships between algebraic and trigonometric concepts, preparing them for further studies in calculus. This course is structured to not only meet academic objectives but also to foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills essential for success in higher-level mathematics.</p>

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Pre-Calculus Course Syllabus

Exploring the relationship between advanced algebra topics and trigonometry, Pre-Calculus is an informative introduction to calculus that challenges students to discover and comprehend the nature of graphs, nonlinear systems, and polynomial and rational functions. Encouraging logarithmic knowledge and application, this course covers many interesting and advanced subject areas in a thoughtful and supportive format, providing students a deeper understanding of topics, including limits, continuity, derivatives, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.

Textbook: Pre-Calculus ISBN-13: 978-1-938168-34-5

Course Objectives:

Throughout the course, you will meet the following goals:

  • Expands on previous coursework around functions with a more in-depth analysis of polynomial and transcendental functions.
  • Use matrices and vectors to solve mathematical and real-world problems.
  • Use parametric equations to describe functions and model real-world concepts.
  • Analyze conic sections and their rotations in Cartesian and polar coordinate systems.
  • Perform statistical analysis using normal distribution approximations.
  • Understand the concepts of a limit, a derivative, and an integral and how they are related via the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
Semester A
Chapter 1: Functions and Their Graphs
Chapter 2: Polynomial and Rational Functions
Chapter 3: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Chapter 4: Trigonometric Functions
Chapter 5: Analytic Trigonometry
Chapter 6: Additional Topics in Trigonometry
Semester B
Chapter 7: Linear Systems and Matrices
Chapter 8: Sequences, Series, Probability
Chapter 9: Topics in Analytic Geometry
Chapter 10: Analytic Geometry in 3D
Chapter 11: Limits and an Intro to Calculus

Grading Scale

A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = under 59%

Grade Weighting

Unit Quizzes…………………….70%
Mid-Term/Final Exams……30%
Total…………………………………100%

Affordable Monthly Payments

Standard high school courses are priced at an affordable $225 each. This cost-effective rate makes quality accredited education available for everyone.

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Step 1: Begin The Enrollment Process

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Online Pre-Calculus Course

Take an accredited high school Pre-Calculus course entirely online. Get started today for only $225!