Pre-Calculus reviews and builds upon Algebra 2 and Geometry to prepare students for Calculus and other areas of mathematics. Topics include Polynomial and Rational Functions, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Trigonometric Functions with Applications, and Probability.
The Pre-Calculus course will meet for two hours each week. Part of each class will be set aside for answering any questions the students have and to work through some of the more challenging problems from the assignments.
Students should have successfully completed Algebra II and Geometry prior to enrolling in Pre-Calculus. Though graphing utilities are available online, it is still recommended that students have their own graphing calculator for the course.
Fall 2020 Registration for this Course Opens on February 27.
Instructor: Ryan Jawad, B.A.
Minimum Enrollment Required: 8
Maximum Class Size: 16
Tuition per Semester: $350
Class Meets: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:00 - 1:55 PM Pacific
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Fall enrollment is closed. Students may be able to enroll with the instructor’s permission. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Spring registration opens Oct 18th.
Ryan Jawad, B.A.
Ryan B. Jawad is a Texas-certified teacher. He has taught in the classroom for 14 years at the middle and high school levels. He was voted ‘Teacher of the Year’ (Student Vote) in 2018. He is also a certified GATE (Gifted And Talented Education) instructor.
Mr. Jawad graduated high school from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT. He studied at the Johns Hopkins University, the Peabody Institute, and the Independent University of Moscow and holds a B. A. from Johns Hopkins in Mathematics. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and received the J. J. Sylvester Award for Excellence in Mathematics.
In addition to teaching, Mr. Jawad has active interests in classical and early music. He has worked as music director for young adult and adult choirs and is currently the organist at Saint Peter Orthodox Church in Fort Worth. His recent projects include “The Abelard Hymnal: Medieval Christian Songs Translated Into English” (2020), editor and “Ten Alleluias: For Voice – SATB” (2021), composer.
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A graphing calculator
(TI-83 Plus is recommended).