 Current Courses  Math Contests  Prereq Chart for New Curriculum  Staff List  Current Courses  Back to Top  Gr.11 Math  Math for Technology  Math for Business & Consumers  Gr.12 Math  Algebra & Geometry  Calculus  Finite Math  Grade 11 Math  Back to Top  Current Courses  This course includes polynomials and rational expressions, ratio proportion, real numbers and powers, and the quadratic equation. Analytic geometry includes points of division and developing the equation of the circle. The concept of a function is introduced with emphasis on the quadratic function. Investment mathematics includes sequences and series, interest, annuities and bonds. This course lays the foundation for the mathematics required at the OAC level. The processes of problem solving and independent study are integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: MAT2A Math for Technology  Back to Top  Current Courses  The topics in this course include a study of rational and real numbers, polynomials, equations, powers, roots, and radicals. The geometry and trigonometry components include measurement and its applications, properties of geometry figures, introductory trigonometry, and the straight line. Mathematics for the informed consumer includes borrowing and saving, and other optional topics. This course is for students planning to attend community college in diplomalevel programs. The processes of problem solving and independent study are integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: MAT2G or MAT2A Math for Business & Consumers  Back to Top  Current Courses  This course includes saving accounts, certificates, saving bonds, annuities and life insurance, bonds, stocks, investment income, and income tax. It also includes personal budgets, credit purchasing and accommodation costs. The algebra component includes the study of the power rules and solution of linear equations. A component on mathematics and current issues includes the gathering of data and various graphing techniques for data. Students also study the mathematics of small business, including office and manufacturing costs. Arithmetic skills are reinforced throughout the course, and the appropriate and effective use of calculators is integrated into the course. Prerequisite: MAT3A or MATB3G or MTT3G Grade 12 Math  Back to Top  Current Courses  This course includes geometry of congruence and parallelism, similar figures and the circle. Relations and functions include graphing, a study of the trigonometric functions, the exponential and logarithmic functions. And the graphing of second degree relations. Algebraic operations include a study of polynomials, equations, absolute value, and radicals. The processes of problem solving and independent study are integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: MAT3A Algebra & Geometry  Back to Top  Current Courses  This course included indepth study of translation, matrices and linear transformation, and matrices applied to the conic sectors. Vectors are studied in terms of their geometric representations with application in two and three dimensional space. Cartesian vectors are applied to deriving equations of lines and planes and to the development of scalar equations of lines and planes. Complex numbers are introduced, and students are given some practice with mathematical induction. The processes of problem solving and independent study are integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: MAT4A Calculus  Back to Top  Current Courses  This course introduces differential calculus as a useful mathematical tool and applies it to problems such as rates of change in physics and the natural and social sciences. Applications of optimization theory are examined in physics and business. Derivatives of exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions are included. The introduction of antidifferentiation's leads to a study of differential equations and their applications of area's under curves. The processes of problem solving and independent study are integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite MAT4A Finite Math  Back to Top  Current Courses  This course uses mathematical models in a variety of applications. The three major areas of study are Application of Matrices, Combinatorics, and Probability and its Applications. The study of Matrices includes applications of matrix algebra, solving systems of equations, and inequalities. Combinatorics includes a study of permutations, combinations, the binomial theorem, and finite series. Probability and its Application include the development of rules of probability and its relation to the study of statistics. The processes of problem solving and independent study are integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: MAT3A Recommended Preparation: MAT4A University of Waterloo Math Contests  Back to Top
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