- Precalculus is an advanced form of secondary school algebra intended to prepare students for the study of calculus. Pre-calculus typically includes a review of algebra, as well as an introduction to exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions and analytic geometry. Equivalent courses are introduction to analysis, college algebra, and trigonometry.
- 2.5-hour sessions, 13 weeks.
- Text: Pre-Calculus, Sullivan.
Syllabus Week Topic
1st Functions and their Graphs
2nd Linear and Quadratic Funcions
3rd Polynomial and Rational Functions
4th Exponential and Logarithmis Functions
5th Trigonometric Functions
6th Analytic Trigonometry
7th Applications of Trigonometric Functions
8th Polar Coordinates, Vectors
9th Analytic Geometry
10th System of Equations and Inequalities
11th Sequences; Induction; Binomial Theorem
12th Counting and Probability
13th Preview of Calculus: Limits, Derivative, Integral