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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.

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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