# Precalculus

### About This Course

Welcome to the Math Medic Precalculus course! The lessons and activities in this course are designed to thoughtfully prepare students for AP Calculus or other college math courses. Each lesson is designed to be taught in an Experience First, Formalize Later (EFFL) approach, in which students work in small groups on an engaging activity before the teacher formalizes the learning. Alignment to the CCSS can be found here.

The course begins with an in-depth study of function families, with a focus on connecting multiple representations, followed by an advanced investigation of trigonometry and its applications, including polar graphs, parametric equations, and vectors. The course continues with a unit on sequences and series followed by an accessible and engaging introduction to the big ideas of Calculus. The unit overviews and learning targets for the Math Medic Precalculus course can be found here.

#### Units

**Unit 0:**Prerequisites

**Unit 1:**Functions

**Unit 2:**Polynomial and Rational Functions

**Unit 3:**Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

**Unit 4:**Trigonometric Functions

**Unit 5:**Applications of Trigonometry

**Unit 6:**Systems of Equations

**Unit 7:**Sequences and Series

**Unit 8:**Limits

**Unit 9:**Derivatives

**Unit 10:**(Optional) Conic Sections