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Course Info:

Precal Student Questionnaire ,  Precal Parent Questionnaire

PreAP Precalculus Student (& Parent) Contract (A MUST read)

PreAP Precalculus syllabus

Open House Info, Bingo, & Schedule

Course Scope and Sequence

PreAP Precalculus survival guide

 

1 Intro: Precalculus Prerequisites (Notes)

1.1 Exponents (Notes, WS)

1.2 Factoring with Expressions & Equations (Notes/E01a-i/E02-04h/, WS)

1.3 Simplifying & Evaluating (Notes/E01-04/E03a-d/, WS)

 

2 Intro: Fun and Functions (Notes)

2.1 Algebraic Domains of Functions (Notes/intro/E01-02/E03-05a/E05b-06/E07/E08-10/, WS)

2.2 Limits & Continuity (Notes/E05-08/E10/E11-12/, WS)

2.3 Other Properties of Functions (Notes/E04-05/E06a-b/E06c-i/E07/E07b-07e/, WS)

      TEST 2.1-2.3 video, Group Quiz  2.1-2.3 video

2.4 Parent Functions and Transformations (Notes/E01/E04a-c/E04d-05c/E05d/E06c-09/, WS)

2.5 Building Functions from other Functions (Notes/E01-02/E06-08/, WS)

      2.1-2.5 XTRA PRACTICE, KEY

      2.1-2.5 TEST DISCUSSION

 

3 Intro: Polynomial and Rational Functions (Notes)

3.1 Polynomial Functions & Inequalities (Notes/E01/E02-03/E04/E05-06/E08-10/, WS)

      3.1B Binomial Theorem & Pascal's Triangle (Notes, WS)

3.2 Real Zeros of Polynomial Functions (Notes/E02-03/E04-06/E07-09a/E09-15/, WS)

      TEST 3.1-3.2 review

3.3 The Intermediate Value Theorem (Notes, WS)

3.4 Complex Zeros of Polynomial Functions (Notes/, WS)

3.5 Rational Functions (Notes/, WS)

       In-class worksheet HERE

3.6 Radical Functions & Power Functions (Notes, WS)

 

4 Intro: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions (Notes)

4.1 Exponential and Logistic Functions (Notes/E01-04/E05-07/, WS)

     4.1 Review (WS, KEY)

4.2 Exponential and Logistic Modeling (Notes/, WS)

4.3 Logarithmic Functions (Notes/, WS)

4.4 Properties of Logs (Notes/E04-07/E08-10/, WS/WSvideo)

4.5 Exponential and Log Equations (Notes/E01-03a/, WS)

      TEST 4.3-4.5 FR video

 

2016 FALL SEMESTER PRACTICE EXAM (WITH ANSWER KEY AT END) HERE

 

5 Intro: Trigonometric Functions (Notes)

5.1 Angles and Angle Measure (Notes/E01-02/E03-04/E05-06/E06-08/E09-10/, WS)

5.2 Applications of Angles (Notes/E01-04/, WS)

5.3 Circular Trig Functions (Notes/E03/E04-05/E10-11/, WS

       BLANK UNIT CIRCLE  Cool Link HERE!

5.3 DEVELOPING THE UNIT CIRCLE VIDEO

5.3B Using the Unit Circle Practice (WS)

5.3C Trig Whip Activity

5.3D Two Clues Take-Home Quiz

         TEST 5.1-5.3 Test video

5.4 Sinusoids (Notes/E01/E01-02/E01-02B/E02-05/E06-07/E07-11/E11-12/E12-13/E13/, WS)

       5.4B How to Sketch a Sinusoid (Notes) MUST READ

       5.4C Xtra Practice: Sinusoids (EASY PHASE SHIFTS) (WS)

       TEST 5.1-5.4 Test Discussion video

5.5 Applications of Sinusoids (Notes/E01a-e/E01e-02/E03/E04/, WS)

      5.5B Xtra Practice (WS)

5.6 The Other Trig Functions (Notes/E01-02/E03-04/E05-06/E07/, WS)

5.7 Inverse Trig Functions (Notes/E01-05b/E05c-11/E12-14/E15/, WS)

5.8 Problem Solving with Trigonometry (Notes, WS)

 

6 Intro: Analytic Trigonometry (Notes)

6.1 Fundamental Identities (Notes/WarmUp/E01-03/E04-06/E10/E11/KEY/, WS)

6.2 Trig Proofs!!! (Notes/KEY/E03-06/, WS)

      6.2B Trig Proofs Xtra Practice (WS)

6.3 Composite Identities (Notes/KEY/E01-05/E06-09/, WS)

6.4 Other Identities (Notes/KEY/E01-04/E05-06/, WS)  Xtra Practice WS/KEY

       Practice Test 6.1-6.4 (Practice/KEY)

       2016 TEST 6.1-6.4 (Exam/KEY)

6.5 The Law of Sines (Notes/KEY/, WS

6.6 The Law of Cosines & Area (Notes/KEY/, WS)  

       Practice TEST/KEY 6.5 - 6.6

       TAKE-HOME QUIZ 6.5-6.6 & Area

 

7 Intro: Polar, Parametric, & Vectors (Notes)

7.1 Polar Coordinates (Notes, WS)

7.2 Graphs of Polar Equations (Notes, WS)

7.3 Plane Curves and Parametric Equations (Notes, WS)

7.4 Vectors in 2-D (Notes, WS)

 

8 Intro: Introduction to Calculus (Notes)

8.1 The Derivative (Notes/KEY/, WS/WS B 2016 w/KEY

       Cool Link HERE!

8.2 The Integral (Notes/, WS)  Cool Link HERE!

8.3 Sequences & Series (Notes, WS)

 

9 Intro: Cross-Sections of a Double-Napped Cone (Notes)

9.1 Circles (Notes, WS/KEY)

9.2 Parabolas, Ellipses, & Hyperbolas (Notes, WS)

 

Spring 2016 Final Exam Review Practice with KEY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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