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Mathematics

​Grade 9

​​​Mathematics 10F (M10F) ​

The Math 10F course introduces the student to a number of different branches or areas of mathematics beyond the traditional topics of Algebra and Geometry. Students will learn the following:

  • Circle Geometry
  • Square Roots and Surface Area
  • Linear Equations & Inequalities
  • Rational Numbers
  • Polynomials
  • Power & Exponents
  • Linear Relations

Additional Information: Progress is made through consistent effort and practice. Seeking help when unsure of concepts is essential. A scientific calculator is required for this course. D.A.L. is recommended.

Grade 10

Essential Math 20S (ME20S​)​ 

Recommended Prerequisite: Mathematics 10F 

Grade 10 Essential Mathematics (20S) is intended for students whose post-secondary planning does not include a focus on mathematics and science-related fields. Grade 10 Essential Mathematics (20S) is a one-credit course that emphasizes consumer applications, problem solving, decision making, and spatial sense. Students are expected to work both individually and in small groups on mathematical concepts and skills encountered in everyday life in a technological society. Areas of study include:

  • Analysis of Games and Numbers
  • Personal Finance
  • Measurement
  • 2-D Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Consumer Decisions
  • Transformations
  • Angle Construction 

Additional Information: Students will need a Geometry Set and a Scientific Calculator (D.A.L. preferred). Graphing calculators are not allowed. Progress is made through consistent effort and practice. Seeking help when unsure of concepts is essential.

Introduction to Applied and Pre-Calculus Math 20S (MAPC20S) 

Prerequisite: Mathematics 10F 

Grade 10 Introduction to Applied and Pre-calculus Mathematics (20S) is intended for students considering post-secondary studies that require a math pre-requisite. This pathway provides students with the mathematical understanding and critical-thinking skills that have been identified for sp​ecific post-secondary programs of study. The topics studied form the foundation for topics to be studied in both Grade 11 Applied Mathematics and Grade 11 Pre-calculus Mathematics. Components of the curriculum are both context driven and algebraic in nature. Students will engage in experiments and activities that include the use of technology, problem solving, mental mathematics, and theoretical mathematics to promote the development of mathematical skills. These experiences will provide opportunities for students to make connections between symbolic mathematical ideas and the world around us. Areas of study: 

  • Measurement
  • Systems of Linear Equations
  • Powers and Roots
  • Trigonometry
  • Relations and Functions
  • Linear Functions
  • Factors and Products 

Additional Information: Students who are successful in this course, typically have a minimum of 75% in Math 10F. Progress is made through consistent effort and practice. Seeking help when unsure of concepts is essential. Students should be prepared to do homework daily. Students will need a Scientific Calculator (D.A.L. preferred).   ​

​Grade 11

Applied Mathematics 30S (MA30S) ​

Prerequisite: Introduction to Applied & Pre-Calculus Math 20S 

Grade 11 Applied Mathematics (30S) is an intense, rigorous course, intended for students considering post-secondary studies that do not require a study of theoretical calculus. It promotes the learning of problem-solving techniques as they relate to the world around us, requiring students to model real-world situations mathematically to make predictions and analyze data. Technology is an integral part of both learning and assessment in Applied Mathematics. Graphing calculators or other computer software will be used by students for mathematical explorations, modeling, and problem solving. 

Content:

  • ​Systems of Linear Inequalities
  • Quadratic Functions and Equations
  • Statistical Reasoning
  • Properties of Angles and Triangles
  • Trigonometry
  • Proportional Reasoning
  • Inductive and Deductive Reasoning 

Additional Information: Minimum of 60% in Introduction to Applied/Pre-Calculus Math 20S is recommended to take this course. Progress is made through consistent effort and practice. Seeking help when unsure of concepts is essential. Students MUST purchase a TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator.

Essential Mathematics 30S (ME30S) ​

Prerequisite: A Grade 10 Mathematics credit. 

Grade 11 Essential Mathematics (30S) is intended for students whose post-secondary planning does not include a focus on mathematics and science-related fields. Essential Mathematics is a one-credit course that emphasizes consumer applications, problem solving, decision making, and spatial sense. Grade 11 Essential Mathematics builds on the knowledge and skills of Grade 10 Essential Mathematics and provides a foundation for the topics studied in Grade 12 Essential Mathematics. Students are expected to work both individually and in small groups on mathematical concepts and skills encountered in everyday life in a technological society. Topics include:

  • ​​Interest and Credit
  • Managing Money
  • 3-D Geometry
  • Relations and Patterns
  • Statistics
  • Trigonometry
  • Design and Measurement
  • Analysis of Games and Numbers 

Additional Information: Students will need a Geometry Set and a Scientific Calculator (D.A.L. preferred).

Pre-Calculus Mathematics 30S (MPC30S) 

Prerequisite: Introduction to Applied & Pre-Calculus Math 20S. A minimum mark of 70% in Introduction to Applied & Pre-Calculus Math 20S is recommended 

Grade 11 Pre-calculus Mathematics (30S) is designed for students who intend to study Calculus and related mathematics as part of post-secondary education. It builds on the topics studied in Grade 10 Introduction to Applied/ Pre-calculus Mathematics and provides background knowledge and skills for Grade 12 Pre-calculus Mathematics. The course comprises a high-level study of theoretical mathematics with an emphasis on problem solving and mental mathematics. Topics include:

  • Rational Expressions & Equations: Performing operations on rational expressions and solving equations (lots of factoring), graphing rational functions
  • Quadratic Functions: Graphing parabolas and maximum / minimum word problems
  • Sequences & Series: Arithmetic & Geometric sequences 
  • Trigonometry: Law of Sines & Cosines; Solving trigonometric equations (exact values and with technology)
  • Radical Expressions & Equations: Simplifying radicals, rationalizing denominators and solving equations, graphing radical functions
  • Quadratic Equations: Factoring, completing the square and the quadratic formula
  • Analytic Geometry: Solving Systems of Equations and Graphing Inequalities
  • Functions: Graphing and solving absolute value & reciprocal function

 

Additional Information: Students will need a Scientific Calculator (D.A.L. preferred).

Grade 12

Applied Mathematics 40S (MA40S)​

Prerequisite: Applied Math 30S with a minimum 65% recommended 

Grade 12 Applied Mathematics (40S) is an intense, rigorous course, and is intended for students considering post-secondary studies that do not require a study of theoretical calculus. It builds on the concepts and skills studied in Applied 30S and continues to promote the learning of problem-solving techniques as they relate to the world around us. Students may collect data in experiments and activities to develop mathematical concepts by analyzing that data. Students are expected to become proficient in both oral and written communication skills. 

Technology is an integral part of both learning and assessment in Applied Mathematics. Graphing calculators or other computer software will be used by students for mathematical explorations, modeling and problem solving. Post-secondary programs that accept Applied Mathematics 40S as an entrance requirement, will expect that students will have learned the statistics concepts taught in Applied Mathematics 30S. 

Content:

  • Probability
  • Personal Finance 
  • Functions
  • Logic 
  • Permutations and Combinations 
  • Sinusoidal Functions 
  • Analysis of Games and Numbers 
  • Design and Measurement

 

Additional Information: Progress is made through consistent effort and practice. Seeking help when unsure of concepts is essential. Students MUST purchase a TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator. There will be a 30% final provincial exam and a Grade 12 math credit is required for high school graduation.

Essential Mathematics 40S (ME40S)​

Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 Mathematics

Essentials Mathematics emphasizes consumer applications, problem solving, decision making, and spatial sense. Students are expected to work both individually and in small groups on mathematical concepts and skills encountered in everyday life in a technological society. Assessment tools will be varied and may include assignments, presentations, performance tasks, projects, investigations, quizzes and tests. There will be a final provincial exam. Topics include:

  • ​Vehicle Finance 
  • Home Finance 
  • Statistics 
  • Probability 
  • Geometry and Trigonometry 
  • Precision Measurement 
  • Career/Life 
  • Analysis of Games and Numbers
     

Additional Information: Progress is made through consistent effort and practice. Seeking help when unsure of concepts is essential. Students will need a Geometry Set and a Scientific Calculator (D.A.L. preferred). There will be a 20% final provincial exam and a Grade 12 math credit is required for high school graduation.

Pre-Calculus Mathematics 40S (MPC40S)​

Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus Math 30S.  A minimum mark of 70% in Pre-Calculus Math 30S is  recommended

Grade 12 Pre-calculus Mathematics is designed for students who intend to study Calculus and related Mathematics as part of post-secondary education. It is a continuation of Pre-Calculus Mathematics 30S and comprises a high-level study of theoretical mathematics with an emphasis on problem solving and mental mathematics. Many of the questions and problems on exercises, tests and examinations are expected to be original or different from those presented in class. Topics include:

  • Circular Functions (unit circle, exact value, solving linear and quadratic trigonometric equations) 
  • Transformations and Function Operations (graphing functions and function composition) 
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 
  • Radicals and Rational Functions 
  • Trigonometric Functions and Graphs 
  • Polynomial Functions 
  • Permutations, Combinations and the Binomial Theorem 
  • Trigonometric Equations and Identities

 

Additional Information: There will be a 30% final provincial exam and a Grade 12 math credit is required for high school graduation. Students will need a Scientific Calculator (D.A.L. preferred). 

Students planning to register for Dual Credit Calculus in Grade 12 will need to complete 40S Pre-Calculus by the end of their first semester in grade 12 as a prerequisite. A minimum mark of 85% is required to challenge the university credit.

 

 
 
 
   
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