Course Description

This is the first of three courses designed to prepare you for university entrance. This course covers the properties of fractions, exponents and radicals, algebraic expressions, expanding and factoring polynomials, linear functions, systems of linear equations, and right-angled trigonometry. In terms of polynomial functions, this course will have an emphasis on functions of degree one (linear). 

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate algebraic reasoning and number sense through the study of exponents, fractions, integers, radicals and polynomial expressions;
  • Simplify and manipulate algebraic expressions; 
  • Solve linear equations and systems of equations; and, 
  • Apply trigonometric reasoning through the study of right-angled trigonometry. 


Successful completion of Grade 9 math. Questions about placement? 

Call: 403.220.2866 or email: conted@ucalgary.ca 

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Online Synchronous
5:30PM to 6:30PM
Sep 18, 2023 to Dec 04, 2023
Online Synchronous/Asynchronous
Sep 18, 2023 to Dec 08, 2023
Schedule and Location
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $475.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-Calculus Workbook - 10  
Publisher: Absolute Value Publications 
ISBN: 978-0-9780872-5-8 

UofC Bookstore: http://calgarybookstore.ca/  or 403.220.5937 

Section Notes

Prerequisite: Completion of Grade 9 Mathematics.  Questions? Call 403.220.2866 or E-mail conted@ucalgary.ca   

** Non-graphing calculators only ** 

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

It is the student’s responsibility to confirm transcript deadlines with UCalgary Admissions.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

No Classes
Monday Oct. 9, 2023, Thanksgiving
Monday Nov. 13, 2023, Remembrance Day

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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