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Pre-Calculus

This course uses an incremental approach to teach advanced algebra, geometry, trigonometry, discrete mathematics, and mathematical analysis. Word problems are developed throughout the problem sets and become progressively more elaborate.

With this practice, high-school level students will be able to solve challenging problems such as rate problems and work problems involving abstract quantities. A thorough study of Euclidean geometry is also included.

This course will prepare students for college entrance exams such as the ACT and the SAT.

Course Details

Pre-Calculus

Ninth Grade
Tenth Grade Eleventh Grade Twelfth Grade

Math concepts to be learned in Pre-Calculus:

  1. Composite & Inverse Functions
  2. Trigonometry
  3. Complex Numbers
  4. Rational Functions
  5. Conic Sections
  6. Vectors
  7. Matrices
  8. Probability & Combinatorics
  9. Series
  10. Limits and Continuity

Advanced Mathematics – An Incremental Approach, 3rd Edition. Saxon, 2003

Mr. Erich Gott

Erich Gott holds a B.S. in Physical Education with a Minor in Mathematics, and a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology from BYU. Erich has taught mathematics for 40 years in Utah, Colorado, Dubai, and India.  His teaching experience spans from the middle school and high school levels through college. Erich has been recognized with a National Board Certification in mathematics and early adolescence. He has developed curriculum for elementary through college level math courses. Erich and his wife have 4 children and 12 grandchildren.