### Mathematics

### Course Descriptions

**Mathematics 8-9**

The Mathematics 8 and 9 curriculum is meant to reinforce the main goals of mathematics education: using mathematics confidently to solve problems, using mathematics to better understand the world around us, communicating and reasoning mathematically, appreciating and valuing mathematics, making connections between mathematics and its applications, committing themselves to lifelong learning, becoming mathematically literate and using mathematics to participate in, and contribute to, society.

**Workplace Mathematics 10**

This pathway is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for entry into the majority of trades and for direct entry into the work force. Topics include algebra, financial mathematics, geometry, measurement, number, statistics and probability.

Course Plan: Workplace Math 10

**Foundations and Pre-Calculus Mathematics 10**

This pathway is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for post-secondary studies in programs that do not require the study of theoretical calculus. Topics include financial mathematics, geometry, measurement, number, logical reasoning, relations and functions, statistics and probability.

Course Plan: Foundations and Pre-Calculus 10

**Workplace Mathematics 11**

This pathway is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for entry into the majority of trades and for direct entry into the work force. Topics include algebra, financial mathematics geometry, measurement, number and statistics. The seven mathematical process (communication, connections, mental mathematics and estimation, problem solving, technology and visualization) are interwoven throughout the mathematical topics.

Course Plan: Workplace Math 11

**Foundations of Mathematics 11**

This pathway is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for post-secondary studies in programs that do not require the study of theoretical calculus. Topics include logical reasoning, geometry, measurement, relations and functions, statistics and mathematics research project . The seven mathematical process (communication, connections, mental mathematics and estimation, problem solving, technology and visualization) are interwoven throughout the mathematical topics.

Course Plan: Foundations of Math 11

**Pre-Calculus Mathematics 11**

This pathway is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for entry into post-secondary programs that require the study of theoretical calculus. Topics include algebra, number, relations and functions and trigonometry . The seven mathematical processes (communication, connections, mental mathematics and estimation, problem solving, technology and visualization) are interwoven throughout the mathematical topics.

Course Plan: Pre-Calculus 11

**Foundations of Mathematics 12**

This pathway is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for post-secondary studies in programs that do not require the study of theoretical calculus. Topics include financial mathematics, logical reasoning, probability, relations and functions and mathematics research project . The seven mathematical process (communication, connections, mental mathematics and estimation, problem solving, technology and visualization) are interwoven throughout the mathematical topics.

Course Plan: Foundations of Mathematics 12

**Pre-Calculus Mathematics 12**

This pathway is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for entry into post-secondary programs that require the study of theoretical calculus. Topics include algebra, number, relations and functions and trigonometry . The seven mathematical processes (communication, connections, mental mathematics and estimation, problem solving, technology and visualization) are interwoven throughout the mathematical topics.

Course Plan: Pre-Calculus 12