Foundations for College Mathematics - MAP4C
ILC Course Code: MAP4C-B
Grade 12, College Preparation, 1.0 credit
Foundations for College Mathematics (MBF3C-B) or
Functions and Applications (MCF3M-B)
This course enables you to broaden your understanding of real-world applications of mathematics. You will analyse data using statistical methods; solve problems involving applications of geometry and trigonometry; solve financial problems connected with annuities, budgets, and renting or owning accommodation; simplify expressions; and solve equations. You will reason mathematically and communicate your thinking as you solve multi-step problems.This course prepares you for college programs in areas such as business, health sciences, and human services, and for certain skilled trades.
Option to submit course work online is available, using Microsoft Word © or OpenOffice Writer.
A spreadsheet program such as Microsoft Excel © or OpenOffice Calc (instructions are provided for downloading OpenOffice)
A graphing calculator such as TI83+ or TI84+, is required for course work but not for the final test. Therefore students may choose to use an online graphing calculator.
Unit 1: Mathematical Models
Lesson 1 - Working with Exponents
Lesson 2 - Exponential Equations
Lesson 3 - Interpreting Graphs and Using Graphical Models
Lesson 4 - Types of Graphical Models
Lesson 5 - Working with Formulas
Unit 2: Personal Finance
Lesson 6 - Annuities
Lesson 7 - Mortgages
Lesson 8 - Considering an Affordable Place to Live
Lesson 9 - Budgets
Lesson 10 - Smart Financial Planning
Unit 3: Geometry and Trigonometry
Lesson 11 - Measurement and Geometry
Lesson 12 - Volume and Introduction to Optimal Dimensions
Lesson 13 - Optimal Dimensions
Lesson 14 - Introduction to Trigonometry
Lesson 15 - Obtuse Angles, Sine Law, and Cosine Law
Unit 4: Data Management
Lesson 16 - Sampling, Surveys, and Data Collection
Lesson 17 - Lines of Best Fit
Lesson 18 - Trends and Data Analysis
Lesson 19 - Statistical Terms and Indices
Lesson 20 - Interpreting Statistics
This is the English version of the course.
Click here to view the French version of the course.