This course is a one year course (10 credits) in high school Precalculus. The Kolbe Core (OK) track is recommended for any student who has successfully completed Algebra II (K) or Algebra II/Trig (H).

Topics Include:

**Unit 1: Algebraic, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions**

- Functions and Mathematical Models
- Properties of Elementary Functions
- Polynomial and Rational Functions

**Unit 2: Trigonometric and Periodic Functions**

- Periodic Functions and Right Triangle Problems
- Applications of Trigonometric and Circular Functions
- Trigonometric Function Properties, Identities, and Parametric Functions
- Properties of Combined Sinusoids
- Triangle Trigonometry

**Unit 2: Analytic Geometry**

- Conic Sections and Quadratic Surfaces
- Polar Coordinates, Complex Numbers, and Moving Objects

**Unit 4: Introduction to Discrete and Continuous Mathematics**

- Probability, and Functions of a Random Variable
- Sequences and Series

**Prerequisites:**

- Geometry
- Algebra 2 or Honors Algebra 2/Trig

Students taking this course for Kolbe Core (OK) credit are expected to complete daily assignments, participate in class, and complete periodic exams and quizzes as assigned by their instructor. All requirements are assigned and graded by the instructor.