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  1. May 25, 2006 #1
    I am going to be taking Precalculus next year and I was wondering if there was anything specific that I should now about. What kind of things do you learn in Precalculus?
     
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  3. May 26, 2006 #2

    HallsofIvy

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    Precalculus is more algebra practice (you can never have enough!) on topics that are specifically used in calculus.

    Here's a link to Harvard's precalculus webstite:
    http://users.rcn.com/econnally/math/courses/e10/
    that should be good enough!
     
  4. May 27, 2006 #3
    Thanks HallsofIvy!
    The site helped alot
     
  5. May 27, 2006 #4

    Math Is Hard

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    When I took pre-calc, the students who went in with some prior knowledge of trig fared much better than those who had no exposure to it.
     
  6. May 28, 2006 #5

    Astronuc

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    In addition to algebra and trignometry, our HS calculus program consisted of one trimester of analytical geometry.

    Here is another site, which gives an overview -
    http://www.math.ucdavis.edu/~marx/precalculus.html
     
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