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MATH-060 - Provincial Level Math I -

MATH-060 - Provincial Level Math I -

Course Details
This Provincial Math course is designed to prepare students with the necessary algebra and trigonometry skills to undertake programs requiring an Algebra 12 qualification. It encompasses a study of linear, quadratic, logarithmic and trigonometric functions.
Part of the:
  • ACADEMIC/CAREER PREPARATION Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • College Readiness - Qualifying Courses
  • College Readiness - BC Adult Graduation Diploma Completion Plan
  • Prerequisites : MATH 051, PC Math 11, or F Math11.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Bachelor Degree or Equivalent.
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 75
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments/Chapter tests/Midterm Exam 50-70%, Final Exam 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  • apply and develop a variety of methods for solving problems that pertain to mathematics;
  • graph and analyze graphs concerning relations and functions with respect to asymptotes, x- and y-intercepts, changing intervals, maxima and minima and symmetry;
  • classify functions;
  • evaluate composite functions;
  • solve and graph systems of linear inequalities;
  • find the inverse relationship between exponential and logarithmic functions;
  • graph and analyze exponential and logarithmic functions;

  • convert between exponential and logarithmic forms;
  • change bases of logarithmic function;
  • evaluate natural and common logarithms;
  • apply product, quotients and power rules to simplify expressions to solve logarithmic or exponential equations;
  • convert degrees to radians and vice versa;
  • find sine, cosine, tangent, cotangent, secant and cosecant of angles;
  • graph trigonometric functions; and
  • use identities to simplify trigonometric equations; and calculate inverse trigonometric functions.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Robert Blitzer. Algebra & Trigonometry. Current Edition. Upper Saddle River. Pearson.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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