B+ or higher in both semesters of Algebra 2.
IB Mathematics 1 is the first of two years that prepare students to take the IB Standard Level (SL) Math exam. This course is designed for the student who may wish to focus on mathematics, engineering, or science after High School and is ready to learn concepts at a faster pace and at a deeper level of understanding. The IB SL Math exam will be given at the end of the next course (IB Mathematics 2). IB dictates that students may not sit for exams until the spring of their junior year.
- Polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions
- Trigonometric Identities
- Sequences and series
- Probability and statistics
Students will learn through a combination of:
- Teacher directed instruction
- Small group collaboration
Equipment to be provided by student
Scientific Calculator AND Graphing Calculator. TI-Nspire (Not CAS) is recommended.