Pre-Calculus Teacher Resources

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A comparison of Function, Polar, Parametric, and Implicit Plots

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore different methods of graphing a function.   In this Pre-calculus/Calculus lesson, students compare the function mode, polar mode, parametric mode, and implicit plots as they use A TI-89 to graph the equation of a circle. 
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Limit Estimation

For Students 9th - 12th
In this pre-calculus worksheet, students estimate the limit of trig functions and rational functions as x approaches a number. There are 4 questions.
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Vectors

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this vectors worksheet, students solve and complete 6 different types of pre-calculus problems. First, they sketch each vector as shown. Then, students sketch each vector on the axes described. In addition, they determine the...
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NUMB3RS Activity: Exponential Modeling

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners investigate exponential functions.  In this Algebra II/Pre-calculus lesson plan students find an exponential model from a set of data.  Learners investigate the affects of changing parameters have on the graph of an exponential...
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Chapter 3 - Worksheet 3D

For Students 11th - 12th
In this pre-calculus worksheet 3D, students determine if a function is even or odd. They sketch graphs of functions and find the inverse of functions. This two-page worksheet contains 18 problems.
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Vertical and Horizontal Translations

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students analyze function graphs.  In this Algebra II/Pre-calculus lesson, students investigate the graph of a function as they determine to which family of functions it belongs, determine the parent function and describe the translation...
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Mathematics B: High School Exam

For Students 11th - 12th
In this mathematics instructional activity, learners solve problems about numerous high school topics including trigonometry, algebra, and pre-calculus. This instructional activity contains, but is not limited to, radicals, inverse...
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PreCalculus Test Sections 5.1 - 5.2

For Students 10th - 12th
In this pre-calculus worksheet, students simplify given equations.  They prove given identities.  This two-page worksheet contains 12 multi-step problems. 
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Three Points and a Parabola

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore an optimization problem.  In this Pre-Calculus lesson plan, students investigate a problem in which the distance between three points is minimized in order to determine the location of a switchboard.  Students use...
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Buy on get x free...and go out of business

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate the fundamental notion of a limit.  For this Algebra II/Pre-calculus lesson, students analyze a real-world business scenario to explore limits by looking at trends in data. 
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Vectors

For Students 11th - 12th
In this Pre-Calculus worksheet, students determine if a set of vectors is linearly dependent or linearly dependent and if it is linearly dependent, express one of the vectors as a linear combination of the others.  The one page worksheet...
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Function and Graphs

For Teachers Higher Ed
In this college level Pre-Calculus worksheet, students determine if a given relation is a function, graph functions and observe their behavior, and determine if a function is even, odd, both, or neither.  The four page worksheet contains...
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Exponential Equations and Functions

For Teachers Higher Ed
In this college level Pre-Calculus worksheet, students solve problems involving exponential functions.  Students determine the domain, range, y-intercept and asymptotes of exponential functions. The three page worksheet contains seventy...
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Graph of the Tangent, cotangent, Secant, and Cosecant Functions

For Teachers Higher Ed
In this college level Pre-calculus worksheet, students examine the graphs of the Tangent, cotangent, secant, and cosecant functions.  Students find the intercepts and any asymptotes.   The seven page worksheet contains sixty-six...
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Functional Notation

For Students 11th - 12th
In this Pre-Calculus worksheet, students express functions as a composition of two functions and compute and graph composite functions. The two page worksheet contains four problems. Answers are not provided. 
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Geometric and Arithmetic Sequences

For Students 11th - 12th
In this Algebra II/Pre-calculus worksheet, learners solve advanced problems based on geometric and arithmetic sequences, including the use of sigma notation. The five page worksheet contains forty-five problems.  Answers are not included.
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Exponents and Logarithms Test

For Students 11th - 12th
In this Algebra II/Pre-calculus worksheet, students solve advanced logarithmic and exponential equations. The two page worksheet contains ten multipart problems. Answers are not provided.
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Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

For Students 11th - 12th
For this Algebra II/Pre-calculus worksheet, learners solve logarithmic and exponential equations in problem solving situations. The three page worksheet contains eleven problems. Answers are not provided.
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Trigonometric Ratios

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate properties of the unit circle using sine, cosine and tangent. They analyze the answers to questions about the unit circle based on a right triangle.
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Infinite Geometric Series - ID: 9894

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars investigate geometric series.  In this Algebra II/Pre-Calculus lesson, students use a spreadsheet application to create partial sums of geometric series and observe convergence and divergence.  Young scholars investigate...
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Summations 1

For Students 11th - 12th
In this Pre-calculus worksheet, students determine the sum of the indicated number of terms of the arithmetic or geometric series.  The one page worksheet contains fifteen problems.  Answers are provided. 
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Unit Circle

For Teachers 11th - 12th
In this Pre-Calculus worksheet, students solve problems involving angles and the unit circle.  The four page worksheet contains a combination of twenty multiple choice and free response problems.  Answers are provided. 
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Review Quiz before Mini-Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
In this pre-calculus review worksheet, students solve 28 multiple choice problems. Students find the trigonometric values of various angles, find the eccentricity of an ellipse, use trigonometric identities solve compounded interest...
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Limit Examples (Part 1)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
One example, find the limit as x approaches -1 of (2x+2)/(x+1), is solved by simplifying the expression and then is explored intuitively by looking at the left and right-hand limit. The second example of finding the limit as x approaches...