MBF3C College Preparation
Foundations for College Mathematics

Course Summary

Subject Area Subject: Mathematics

Grade 11


1 Credit

4 Units, 20 learning activities

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as a problem-solving tool in the real world. Students will extend their understanding of quadratic relations; investigate situations involving exponential growth; solve problems involving compound interest; solve financial problems connected with vehicle ownership; develop their ability to reason by collecting, analysing, and evaluating data involving one variable; connect probability and statistics; and solve problems in geometry and trigonometry. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.

Course outline

Learning Activity 1 Applications and representations of geometric shapes

Learning Activity 2 Nets, patterns, and plans

Learning Activity 3 Designing and constructing models

Learning Activity 4 Trignonometry and right angles


Learning Activity 5 Sine and cosine laws