Number and Quantity
The Complex Number System

Vector and Matrix Quantities

Seeing Structure in Expressions

Arithmetic with Polynomials and Rational Expressions

Creating Equations

Reasoning with Equations and Inequalities

Interpreting Functions

Trigonometric Functions

Similarity, Right Trianggles, and Trigonometry

Expressing Geometric Properties with Equations

Mathematical Practices
  1. Make sense of problems and persevere in problem solving them.

  2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

  3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

  4. Model with mathematics.

  5. Use appropriate tools strategically.

  6. Attend to precision.

  7. Look for and make use of structure.

  8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

Semesters at a Glance

Semester 1 (13 weeks)

Semester 2 (17 weeks)

  • Functions & Their Graphs (2 weeks)
  • Linear Systems & Matrices (3 weeks)
  • Polynomial & Rational Functions (3 weeks)
  • Conics (3 weeks)
  • Exponential & Logarithmic Functions (2 weeks)
  • Trigonometric Functions (4 weeks)
  • Analytic Trigonometry (3 weeks)
  • Vectors & Trigonometry (4 weeks)
  • Parametric (2 weeks)
  • Polar Functions (2 weeks)
  • Complex Functions (2 weeks)

Precalculus Overview

Precalculus Curriculum Map
Standards for Mathematical Practice in Action
Precalculus Critical Key Ideas
Precalculus Course Descriptions
Precalculus Framework
Precalculus Critical Areas
Calculus Framework

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
1651 16th Street
Santa Monica, California 90404