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MATH-061 - Provincial Level Math II -

MATH-061 - Provincial Level Math II -

Course Details
This Provincial Math level math course completes the study of the subject areas necessary for the completion of Precalculus of Math 12. It includes the study of complex numbers, conic sections, arithmetic and geometric sequences and series, an introduction to statistics and an introduction to calculus.
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 060, F Math12 , or PC Math 11.
    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;
  • distinguish between sequences and series;
  • describe sequences algebraically;
  • use and evaluate sigma notation to describe series;
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  • sify conic section using their shapes and equations;
  • write equations of circles, ellipses, hyperbolas and parabolas in standard form;
  • graph and analyze equations relating to conic sections;
  • graph and analyze polynomial functions;
  • write and analyze complex numbers in standard form;
  • find a polynomial function given its zeros and a point on the function;
  • use normal and binomial probability distributions;
  • solve problems based on the counting of sets using the fundamental counting principle, permutations and combinations;
  • model the probability of a compound event;
  • solve problems based on the combining of simpler probabilities;
  • find standard deviations of a data set or probability distribution;
  • describe the fundamentals of calculus;
  • evaluate the limit of a function;
  • determine derivatives using a variety of techniques;
  • solve problems from a variety of fields, physical and biological sciences, economics and business;
  • use first and second derivatives to find the characteristics of a function’s graph;
  • compute antidifferentiation (indefinite integrals); and
  • use antidifferentiation to solve problems.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Michael Sullivan. Precalculus. Current Edition. Chicago. Pearson.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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