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What is involved in Canadian high school Calculus classes?

  1. Feb 14, 2008 #1

    Since few days, I was looking forward to start some pre-calculus classes...but im kind of confused with the 'types' of classes offered.

    Oh and im in 9th grade...prob. I'll take it next year(its not available in my school, I will probably have to learn somewhere else,can anyone point out where? I live in Canada...so you know any the institutions offering such class)

    Ive heard AP,AB calculus and stuff like that?What are they o.0..? What should I take, I want to really begin, from the start, so pre-calculus is the class right?

    Can someone explain in details calculus classes that come before college...just a better preparation ;).....

    Tips/Advices are appreciated.Thanks in advance!!!
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  3. Feb 14, 2008 #2
    are there also some preparatory physics classes for college....In my school physics if offered starting at 11th grade ^.^ I might eventually change school for a better one,where physic is offered starting from 10.........

    I have heard AP physics..lmao, those are prob. USA related education things, I wonder how is it called in Canada...all those "pre" classes or introductory classes..
  4. Feb 14, 2008 #3
    Please sign up for english.
  5. Feb 14, 2008 #4
    Since ive registered on this forum, there has been always criticism regarding my english. Its now becoming a propaganda against me.......^.^

    Ive seen other people not paying attentio to their english (correcting errors,etc).


    I do avoid mistakes when it comes to write english somewhere else then a forum or internet (school,etc etc)

    I mean no offense to you...just that its annoying. You are all probably some 25 yrs and + people....and im not that old, neither 'that' mature (but i am not immature either...)..^.^
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  6. Feb 14, 2008 #5
    English is a proper noun: It's English and not "english".

    Why don't *we* sign up for English. :P
  7. Feb 14, 2008 #6
    Please stop making those text faces. Its really irritating.

    I cant understand half of what your typing. What math classes have you taken?
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  8. Feb 14, 2008 #7
    Cool down, I have nothing personal against you...Try to explore other things if you don't have any advice. Once again, I hope you're not taking anything I've said offensively...
  9. Feb 14, 2008 #8
    I am planning to take a calculus class, i dont know which one...
  10. Feb 14, 2008 #9
    Neither do I, what courses in calculus are offered?
  11. Feb 14, 2008 #10
    something introductory, i am only in 9...Also, i am pretty much sure my school doesnt offer pre-calculus or other typical calculus class (not sure)...Do you any other institutions where i might study them. And exactly 'when' should i study them? Starting from 10? I am sure I will have to take classe aside my normal 1's(school)...
  12. Feb 14, 2008 #11
    Practically none. Not in my school...
  13. Feb 14, 2008 #12
    This is what i am asking, what 'class' should i take, i dont even know about what i have as an options in calculus classes....and remember i am still in high school, so nothing high...
  14. Feb 14, 2008 #13
    Seriously, take English. (Or take the time to properly write your questions when you post).

    As for the math, I find it hard to believe that any high school would not have pre-calculus. You study calculus when you are ready for it, not when you reach a certain age or grade.
  15. Feb 14, 2008 #14
    I think my school does offer pre-calculus... Can you tell me what are the stuff you view in pre-calculus classes...? I think pre-calculus will likely be part of my regular math program (probably in my 10th-11th grade)..? I am sure its not available as a separate subject...
  16. Feb 14, 2008 #15
    What math course are you currently taking?
  17. Feb 14, 2008 #16
    Regular 9 grade math......
  18. Feb 14, 2008 #17
    I dont know what that means.... Im sure there is a title to the class your taking.
  19. Feb 14, 2008 #18
    And i am in 9th grade to...
  20. Feb 14, 2008 #19
    Math 306
  21. Feb 14, 2008 #20
    Its a math program in Canada, particularly in the Province of Quebec ( I live in Montreal :D)
  22. Feb 14, 2008 #21
    Alegbra, trig, pre calc, calc, these are names of math courses. I dont know what Math306 is.
  23. Feb 14, 2008 #22
    Well...it seems like your quit not familiar with the canadian educations system. 9 grade math program is broad... it includes algebra,geometry, 3d solids, probability,etc etc
  24. Feb 14, 2008 #23
    trig is in 10th grade.

    I dont have any pre cal or cal classes. I was wondering if you could tell if i can or should take pre-calculus classes and where should I take them (aside school)
  25. Feb 14, 2008 #24
    Comeback Cyrus!!!! :)
    Joking ;)
  26. Feb 14, 2008 #25
    Pre-calc comes after Algebra2/Trig I'm guessing.

    What classes do 11th and 12th graders take then?
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