Fees: IB Exam Fee as appropriate

Learning Recommendations: "B" or higher in both semesters for MTH300 - Common Core Algebra 2.

General Description: IB Math Applications and Interpretations 1 SL (IB Math AI 1 SL) is the first of two years that prepare students to take the IB SL Math exam.  This two-year course meets the needs of students interested in Math, but not headed into a STEM major This course places an emphasis on statistics and real-world applications of mathematics. Students showing mastery will be prepared to enter college-level calculus.

Content:

  • Sequences and finite series
  • Properties of exponents and logarithms
  • Functions and their properties
  • Modeling with functions
  • Trigonometric functions
  • Other pre-calculus fundamentals foundational to the second year of the course

Strategies:  Students will learn through a combination of:

  • Teacher-directed instruction
  • Small group collaboration

Equipment to be provided by Student: Graphing calculator (TI-Nspire is recommended)