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MATHEMATICS

 

The Wilson mathematics program uses a multi-directional approach to develop thinking and computational skills. Students will master and uniquely apply those math skills necessary to succeed in our modern community.

 

Sequential Mathematics Course I A

Grade Level: 9

This course is the first half of a two-year program covering Sequential Mathematics Course I. Citywide examination plus RCT. 1 credit

 

Sequential Mathematics Course I – Regents

Grade Level: 9

First course in the new Regents three-year sequence for high school mathematics. Includes logic, algebra, geometry, probability, permutations and statistics, rectangular coordinate systems. Optional Topics: Application of transformational geometry. This course ends with a New York State Regents examination. 1 credit.

 

Sequential Mathematics Course II A

Grade Level: 10

This course prepares students for the new State Math A examination. This is the first half of a two-year program covering sequential mathematics course II and will end with the State Competency Math A Exam. 1 credit.

 

Sequential Mathematics Course II– Regents & Honors

Grade Level: 10

Second in the Regents three-year sequence for high school mathematics, this course includes logic, mathematical systems, Euclidean geometry, analytical geometry, and solutions of quadratic equations, probability, and combinations permutations. Optional topics may include binomial theorem, space visualizations, number theory, intro to trig, matrices. This course ends in a New York State Regents examination. 1 credit.

 

Sequential Mathematics Course III A

Grade Level: 11

This course is the first half of a two-year program covering sequential mathematics course III, and will end in a school examination. 1 credit.

 

Sequential Mathematics Course III – Regents & Honors

Grade Level: 11

Third course in the new Regents three-year sequence for high school mathematics. Includes complex numbers, relations and functions, circular functions, transformation geometry, probability and statistics. Optional topics may include polar coordinates, number theory, mathematical induction, sequence series, matrices, synthetic substitution, remainder theorem, and factor theorem. Regents Examination.

1 credit.

 

Sequential Mathematics Course IV – Local

Grade Level: 12

This course is designed for those regents students who have completed sequential mathematics course I, II and III, who are going on to college, but may not be mastering in Mathematics. This course will prepare them for their entrance level mathematics course as a freshman in college. This course will end in a school examination. 1 credit.

 

Problem Solving In Mathematics

Grade Level: Multi

This course is designed for those students who will not take Sequential Mathematics Course IV or Pre-Calculus. This course ends in a school examination covering the course in basic problem solving techniques. 1 credit.

 

Pre-Calculus – Regents & Honors

Grade Level: 12

Prerequisite: Sequential Mathematics Course III (Regents). Real and complex numbers, linear and quadratic functions and general theory of equations, logarithms, series, binomial theorem, variation, permutations and probability; and topics from differential calculus. Using the tools of coordinate Geometry, a study of the properties of lines and curves as the parabola, the ellipse, the circle, and the hyperbola. A study of geometry by algebraic means with emphasis on the representation of lines, conics, and others in a school-prepared examination. 1 credit.

 

Advanced Placement in Math/Calculus – College Level

Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus or approval of Department Head. A college level course in introductory calculus which leads to testing by the Educational Testing Service, and may provide college credit for pupils. Pupils enrolling in this course are expected to take the Mathematics/Calculus AP Examination in May. 1 credit.

 

Advanced Placement in Statistics – College Level

Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus or teacher approval. Introduction to college level statistics, covering descriptive and inferential statistics. Pupils enrolling in this course are expected to take the Mathematics/Calculus AP examination in May.

 

 

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