Fort Dodge Community School District

Course Description:

Topics of Mathematics is intended for college-bound students that do not intend to take Pre-Calculus.  Topics covered include discrete mathematics, logic problems, problem solving strategies, review of Algebra skills, organizing information, spatial visualization, basic trigonometry, basic trigonometry, basic probability and statistics.
 
Prerequisites:

Completion of Algebra II.

Textbook Used:

Johnson, K. & Herr, T. (2001) Problem Solving Strategies: Crossing the river with dogs and other mathematical adventures, Emeryville, CA: Key Curriculum Press.
 
Units Covered:

Problem Solving Strategies
Logic Problems
Unit Analysis
Venn Diagrams
Using Algebra Equations to Solve Problems
Finite Differences
Spatial Visualization
Basic Trigonometry
Basic Probability & Statistics

 

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