Pre-Calculus is the fourth course in the systematic study of college-preparatory mathematics. This class is intended for individuals intending to take Calculus in college. Students in Pre-Calculus will continue investigating the similarities and differences of various functions. Students will examine the relationship between a function and its graph. The second semester of the Pre-Calculus course is an in-depth study of trigonometry. Students will correctly use mathematical terms and symbols when speaking and/or writing. Accuracy, neatness, and organization are stressed in this class. The development of higher-order thinking skills is a primary objective, including recognizing mathematical patterns and making inferences.
9781133949015, Larson, Precalculus, Cengage Learning, 2014