## Pre-Calculus Syllabus & Supplies

This syllabus identifies necessary supplies for Pre-Cal and provides projected dates on which each topic will be covered. It should only be used for planning purposes and is subject to change. Dates shown are for Gold days:

Required Supplies: Pencils, Loose-leaf paper, Graph paper, 3-ring binder, and TI-83/84 Graphing Calculator.

Prerequisities:

Sep 8: P.4 - Solving Equations Algebraically and Graphically

Sep 10: P.5 - Solving Inequalities Algebraically and Graphically

Chap 1 - Functions and their Graphs:

Sep 14: 1-1 Functions

Sep 16: 1-2 Graphs of Functions

Sep 20: 1-3 Shifting, Reflecting, and Stretching Graphs

Sep 22: 1-4 Combinations of Functions. Review for Test

Sep 24: TEST P.4 through 1-3

Sep 28: Discuss Test and complete Section 1-4.

Sep 30: 1-5 Inverse Functions

Chap 2 Polynomial and Rational Functions:

Oct 4: 2-1 Quadratic Functions

Oct 6: 2-2 Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree

PROGRESS REPORTS - Have you done everything to make sure your grade is where you want it to be?

This is a decision point. Will you do what is necessary to ensure your grade, or should you drop?

Oct 8: 2.3 Real Zeros of Polynomial Functions

Oct 12: Review

Oct 14: TEST Sections 1.4 through 2.3

Oct 18: 2.4 Complex Numbers

Oct 20: 2.5 The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra

Oct 22: 2.6 Rational Functions and Asymptotes

Oct 26: 2.7 Graphs of Rational Functions Continuity Addendum and HAT Review

Oct 28: HAT Test (Cumulative)

Required Supplies: Pencils, Loose-leaf paper, Graph paper, 3-ring binder, and TI-83/84 Graphing Calculator.

Prerequisities:

Sep 8: P.4 - Solving Equations Algebraically and Graphically

Sep 10: P.5 - Solving Inequalities Algebraically and Graphically

Chap 1 - Functions and their Graphs:

Sep 14: 1-1 Functions

Sep 16: 1-2 Graphs of Functions

Sep 20: 1-3 Shifting, Reflecting, and Stretching Graphs

Sep 22: 1-4 Combinations of Functions. Review for Test

Sep 24: TEST P.4 through 1-3

Sep 28: Discuss Test and complete Section 1-4.

Sep 30: 1-5 Inverse Functions

Chap 2 Polynomial and Rational Functions:

Oct 4: 2-1 Quadratic Functions

Oct 6: 2-2 Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree

PROGRESS REPORTS - Have you done everything to make sure your grade is where you want it to be?

This is a decision point. Will you do what is necessary to ensure your grade, or should you drop?

Oct 8: 2.3 Real Zeros of Polynomial Functions

Oct 12: Review

Oct 14: TEST Sections 1.4 through 2.3

Oct 18: 2.4 Complex Numbers

Oct 20: 2.5 The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra

Oct 22: 2.6 Rational Functions and Asymptotes

Oct 26: 2.7 Graphs of Rational Functions Continuity Addendum and HAT Review

Oct 28: HAT Test (Cumulative)