Skyline 3

Learning Recommendations: "B-" or higher on tests/assessments in MT300A/B - CC Algebra 2 or a "C-" or higher in MT325A/B - Advanced Algebra and Trigonometry

General Description: This course is an in-depth study of rational, polynomial, logarithmic, exponential and trigonometric functions.


  • Parent functions and transformations
  • Periodic functions
  • Inverse trigonometric functions
  • Applications of trigonometric and circular functions
  • Trigonometric properties, identities and parametric equations
  • Triangle trigonometry
  • Properties of linear, exponential, power, logarithmic, and logistic functions
  • Probability and counting principles
  • Conic sections
  • Sequences and series
  • Polynomial and rational functions

Strategies: Students will learn through a combination of:

  • Direct instruction
  • Small group investigations
  • Teacher-led investigations

Equipment to be provided by Student: A graphing calculator is required. A TI-brand graphing calculator (not CAS) is the recommended graphing calculator and is used in classroom instruction. If there is a concern about the cost, please see the ASB bookkeeper or your counselor.

The Washington State Technology Standards addressed in this course include: