In order to be ready for the school year, students enrolled in Honors Pre-Calculus need to do some preparation and review over the summer to be successful in this course. Students should be proficient in the following before starting school in August:
- combine like terms
- solve a linear equation
- factor quadratics
- solve for a specific variable in an equation or formula
- add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions without a calculator
- simplify square roots without a calculator
Within the first 5 days of school a quiz will be given on finding a least common denominator, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions, and simplifying square roots with and without variables. A calculator will not be allowed on this quiz.
All students enrolled in honors math courses need to have a TI-83 or 84 graphing calculator. Please do not purchase a TI-89 or a Casio graphing calculator.